Tag Archives: friendship

Called Home

You. And You. And also You. You are the chosen ones. You are the ones called home. Emily and I were diagnosed at almost the same time.  Different cancers – different treatments.  She seemed healthier – better chances. How are … Continue reading

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I forgive you, Mom

“I will never leave you, Mom.” “I know, Vandie.  You never have.” It wasn’t long after that exchange of promise and appreciation that my friend, Vandie’s mom, passed away. Funny how no matter how much you do – how much … Continue reading

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Good news or bad – I will live ishfully ever after.

“Mom, are you awake?”  inquired my daughter last night as she peeked into my room. “Yes.  I am awake”.  I replied. “Dad was right.  Gwen was here.” And with that last pronouncement, she plopped a package on my bed and … Continue reading

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The most precious values

I was quite moved today, watching the funeral service for Corporal Nathan Cirillo.   This young man was gunned down last Wednesday while standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario. His death most certainly galvanized the Canadian … Continue reading

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