Tag Archives: #FacingDeath

Walking on Thin Ice

Who knew that a visit to the dentist office could trigger such intense grief?  You would think that after facilitating grief workshops that I would be better prepared. Of course, I do know that the one consistency about grief is … Continue reading

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Praying for the Dying

I do not know if I have photos from Lourdes.  On today’s Feast Day of Our Lady of Lourdes, we also celebrate the World Day of the Sick. I post this blurry photo from another Marian Shrine, taken by a … Continue reading

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Leaving Everything

Tonight I went back to mass after a couple of months of being absent, minus Christmas Eve, due to health issues.  I had looked over the readings before going and thought that there might be a good message for me.  … Continue reading

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Entitlement & Ego

In my morning devotional  this past week, Sarah Young in her book, Jesus Always, stated that thankfulness is the best antidote to a sense of entitlement–the poisonous attitude that ‘the world owes me.’  I have spent time this week thinking … Continue reading

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The Business of Dying

Death is big business these days.  When my sister died almost 25 years ago, I remember an exchange with the woman at the cemetery.  We were standing outside, she in her black and white fur coat, with a short dyed … Continue reading

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Facing Death

I had been talking with a friend via Skype when I realized he was right… again. I had mentioned to him that when I was working I would use the holiday week between Christmas and New Year’s to hunker down … Continue reading

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