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The Anger Tree

Last week after my seething anger had been unmasked, further spiritual revelations followed. In reflecting upon years of debilitating circumstances accumulating layers of personal anger, God mercifully bestowed upon me a startling picture one recent, sleepless night. He showed me … Continue reading

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His Grace in Hardship

In my working on an autobiographical article, I am reminded of how good God has been to me. Reliving my life events ranging from surviving near fatal car accidents to being forgiven for sinful mistakes, I have experienced much grace … Continue reading

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Joni’s Witness in Suffering

Tonight during a live, National Day of Prayer special webcast, Joni Eareckson Tada beautifully shares about suffering and spirituality. Joni, a 46 year-long quadriplegic, candidly articulates her extreme challenges of simply starting a new day. She admits that just before … Continue reading

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A Salute to Elaine’s Volunteers

For over three years now, gracious volunteers have regularly visited Elaine showing their compassion and love for her and us. Elaine’s condition requires constant care, and many wonderful volunteers have stepped up to the plate to assist her. These volunteers … Continue reading

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“This, Too, Shall Pass”

Connie and I attended the 90th birthday celebration of her out-of-town aunt this past weekend. Being such a special occasion, relatives from many locales, in and out of the country, gathered to celebrate. During the special weekend, I asked the … Continue reading

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Three Year Anniversary Perspectives

Photo of Sept. 13, 2013 Visit As I write, tomorrow marks the three year anniversary of Elaine’s accident. As I ponder my own attitudes in comparing today with last year’s two year blog entry, I honestly see some positive heart … Continue reading

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A Good Word Warms the Heart

Today in briefly speaking with Elaine by phone, she remarked how she felt better today. Those words have been rare to hear for a long time. My Mom and I rejoiced over the phone to hear of my sister’s good … Continue reading

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