My Mother’s Ascent

It was her mountain and her climb that lead to the pinnacle – the closest she could get to Heaven.  At times, she had run up the trail, excited with the discovery of everything new: new adventures with brothers and sisters, new faith in God, new husband so handsome, new… Continue reading

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Life-Giver

We still remember these children from a previous trip to the Philippines. They would bang on the door (if they remembered to knock) and bound into our guest cottage once in awhile to see us. They were a picture of life. As many say in the US would say when… Continue reading

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Vanishing Act

Things that are fleeting and quick often either get attention from the observant person or escape notice for the unobservant. Many circumstances teach us that circumstances can be unique, happen fast, and may not happen again. Life is that way, too. When the time to act comes, the time of… Continue reading

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