Post tagged with Healing
November 10th, 201612:09 PM ETGathered around the table, they scooted closer to make room for the newest member. Downcast, Trudy slid into the chair with a sigh. The others nodded their compassion, having walked that painful road too. Anyone observing the group might wonder what brought them together. Different stories, but the same destination of despair. Welcome to the Brok...
May 19th, 201603:49 PM ETI love beach walks; the salt air clears my mind. It’s also my go-to place when I’m thinking about those who are struggling. I have a friend whose journey is filled with anguish. Her future could get better, but she can’t seem to move forward. I can relate. Some people get frozen in bitterness, others are weighed down with regrets. For me it ...
December 13th, 201309:44 AM ETAn elderly lady sat on the church pew in the empty sanctuary. Someone must have dropped her off early. With Christmas carols playing softly, the shiny garlands decorating the loft, poinsettias lining the altar and a manger scene underneath a sparkling star, it was a peaceful place to wait. I was picking up the leftover bulletins from the prior ser...
January 22nd, 201308:25 AM ETIt was a chilly spring morning when the small group of women gathered at the cemetery. Circling the gravesite, they held hands and prayed with the pastor. The funeral was for each one’s unborn child. The pastor’s mellow voice encouraged the women in their grief and yet filled them with hope. They knew their child rested in Jesus’ arms and one...
December 22nd, 201208:55 AM ETThe pilot took a wide circle far above the Grand Canyon. I marveled at the jagged layers of rock. Even from thousands of feet above, the canyon was incredibly deep and I could see the ribbon of the Colorado River. Dad had wanted to take us there as children, but we never did. Now decades later, I was seeing it on the way to Tucson to make his fune...
March 02nd, 201212:11 PM ETMy visits to the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance always give me a wake-up call for living. Step inside and you’ll notice that life is no longer the same for many. Visible signs like hair loss and chemo ports in chests distinguish some. Others bear weariness from months of treatment. I take my seat next to the floor-to-ceiling windows and gaze ou...
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Each Friday I post in my blog, "Friday Tidings...thoughts for the journey". As we travel in this new century, I sense we will need one another more than in the past. In fact, I know we will. Please join me.
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