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Graceful Connections

It is not the sort of thing that has happened to me very often in my life; maybe only once before. But last year about...

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Anticipation

It was about a year ago now that my husband and I first started talking in earnest about walking in Scotland. He has been serious...

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Protecting Children and the Earth

The first time I remember feeling like a colleague with an adult was when I was in seminary. I feel sure that many of my...

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Celebrating Life

Since the spring of 2012, a significant part of my work at Big Bend Hospice has been to encourage important conversations and decisions regarding healthcare planning...

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Sandbox Wisdom

I have been thinking about the excellent essay that Episcopal priest, Robert Fulghum, wrote in 1986. It started as a reflection on life that became not...

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A Joyful Confluence

Considering what to do with an Easter that falls on April Fools’ Day is made more interesting still for me because April Fools is...

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Soul Stretching

Growing up Baptist, I do not recall anything about a celebration of the annunciation of the birth of Jesus. I do remember being moved by...

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Mindful Caregiving

I hadn’t expected to feel so tender when I attended the 33rd Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Training Conference for Caregivers...