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Remembering Joshua: Life is Hebel


That is an important word for the writer of Ecclesiastes. It is a word that comes to mind on May 21 every year since 2001.   472 more words


A Different Kind of Easter Morning

This Easter, before assembling with other believers, I did something that I had never done before.

I visited Joshua’s grave.

For me visiting graves… 426 more words


Can We Justify God?

Joshua, my son, you would have been 28 today.  I miss you, and yearn to hold you again.  One day….yes, one day.  Till then, rest peacefully. 1,542 more words


"I Will Change Your Name"

When you feel forsaken or rejected

when you feel like a failure or a piece of dirt,

when you feel inadequate or deficient… 1,473 more words

Biblical Texts

John Robert Dobbs (1990-2008)

Since I was disconnected from the electronic world, I was unaware of the loss that the John Dobbs family has just suffered.  John Robert Dobbs died on the same day as Joshua Mark Hicks….my son in 2001, John’s son in 2008. 472 more words


My Memorial Days

After memoralizing a couple of days in my life (May 21–the date of Joshua’s death and May 22–Sheila and I would have been married thirty-one years), I feel better. 1,219 more words


One Day at a Time...

Grief should be the instructor of the wise.  Sorrow is the knowledge.  Lord Byron

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart, Who looks outside, dreams, who looks inside, awakes.     760 more words