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Standing At The Altar

Yesterday my two sisters drove up from Macon to visit me in Blairsville. A round trip of 500 miles just to spend a night and a day with me in the mountains. We sat around last night reminiscing over the … Continue reading

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Time

The passing of time is said to heal all wounds. I have found this to be false. The passing of time , for me , just seems to build a compartment in my mind where the hurt can be stored. … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday…Again. This has become a day of great debate for myself. On one hand I long for the fellowship and companionship of going to church. On the other I simply can’t see myself walking in and scaring the hell … Continue reading

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Full Circle

It is certainly interesting , to say the least , the way life plays out. So many things seem to be destined or connected that it is difficult not to believe in some greater design. Just in my life I … Continue reading

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Recluses And Caregivers

Recluses-noun; a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people. It seems now like it was some other person or a previous life but at one time I was an extremely social individual. I enjoyed almost … Continue reading

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January the fifth of this year my father left his Parkinson’s ravaged body behind and joined his family, his friends , his Lord and his dog in heaven. I am so happy for him yet I miss him terribly. I … Continue reading

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One Last Time

I just can not find the words to begin to describe this past week. We knew my fathers , Tata’s time on this earth was nearing it’s end. The family had gathered and the vigil had begun. It was ¬†however, … Continue reading

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What’s The Worst That Could Happen

The other night , around 11p.m. , I was trying to doze off when I heard my father shout in his sleep. I sat straight up and wide eyed not knowing what was wrong. Then again he shouted,” SOUND OFF!!” … Continue reading

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…More Than You Can Handle

Everyone is familiar with the saying that God will never give you more than you can handle. The problem here is God obviously has a lot more confidence in me than I do in myself. Last Thursday morning my mother … Continue reading

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If They Only Knew

We took our father today to get a referral for Hospice from the doctor. Of course he looked great , acted great , so we were a little surprised when it was approved. That is not unusual though. When we … Continue reading

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