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Caring for our Elders

As a pastor, I have accompanied people through the many stages of aging, caregiving, and end of life.  But it’s different when it is your own family and your own parents.   939 more words

Before the memory fades…

I did it!  I made it to the big 50!  Just a few months ago I started out my day with excitement to see my new nephew.   1,028 more words


Sum of my parts


I was composed by
Dickinson and Poe
Ingalls and Alcott
Cummings and Keats;
A pen with the ink of
Matthew, Mark, Luke
John, Ringo, George… 195 more words


The Myth of Wanting To Let Go

Guest author Lizzy Miles explains in her article here and in Pallimed.org why telling a dying loved one they can “let go” might not be such a hot plan; it might even make things worse: 883 more words


2017 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In November 2005 the United Nations General Assembly officially designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day to honor the victims of the Holocaust and learn from the past in order to prevent future acts of genocide. 240 more words


lonesome languor

the word today
is simple
and yet
it makes
me queasy
i’ve handled many
harder words
i thought
this would
be easy
i wish i had more time… 91 more words

Poem; Poetry

some of us are chickens

i’m not gonna
think  about

impending devastation

the way the
planet’s headed
only leads

to aggravation

i’m not gonna
focus on

eventual demise

when i think about… 58 more words

Poem; Poetry