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The blessings of friendship

“The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing….not healing, not curing…that is a friend who cares.” Henri Nouwen… 217 more words

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The mystery of Christmas peace

It was a much nicer Christmas than I expected it to be, especially since the week before we heard from the crown attorney’s office asking for a meeting on the 29th of the month – sending us all into a bit of a tailspin and bringing all the pain of the trial and Chris’s death back fresh once again. 272 more words

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Thinking about Christmas and family

Christmas has such a focus on family – which is wonderful, but I cannot help but think of all the single and homeless people I know here in town, without relatives nearby and who they may be spending Christmas with. 121 more words

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Counting my blessings

I am not feeling well – it’s either a cold or flu or both, but whatever it is it is sapping my energy and making me want to hibernate under the covers until it’s gone. 139 more words

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Putting up the Christmas tree

We put up the Christmas tree last evening and started decorating the house. It’s not finished yet. There are lots of finishing touches yet to be done, but I have to admit there is something about placing treasured ornaments on the boughs that gave me a much needed lift. 117 more words

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Reprieve

My mind is a million miles away – it’s with my niece, my siblings, and my extended family who are gathering for one more day of testimony. 189 more words

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Giving thanks for Family

Arduous journeys bring many challenges, and today may be more challenging than most. I have learned that there will be a reconstruction of the “accident”. My niece and my siblings will have to sit through that. 150 more words

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