29 July 07, 2023

Widows and Widowers: Be Still

2023-09-23T22:38:37-05:00July 29, 2023|Categories: Widows and Widowers|0 Comments

Pictured is my granddaughter, Emily, at one year old, waiting for her appointment with her chiropractor. Chiropractor? Yes, she has been going to a chiropractor since she was an infant. Reading her expression, I’m unsure of what is happening inside her. It could be fear, anxiety, or concern for her mom, [...]

29 July 07, 2023

Morris’ Musings: Be Still

2023-09-23T22:40:11-05:00July 29, 2023|Categories: Morris' Musings|2 Comments

Pictured is my granddaughter, Emily, at one year old, waiting for her appointment with her chiropractor. Chiropractor? Yes, she has been going to a chiropractor since she was an infant. Reading her expression, I’m unsure of what is happening inside her. It could be fear, anxiety, or concern for her mom, [...]

17 July 07, 2023

Morris’ Musings: Transitions

2023-09-23T22:41:55-05:00July 17, 2023|Categories: Morris' Musings|0 Comments

Jasmine had a refined artistic touch that flowed from her Japanese cultural heritage. Her fingerprints were visible throughout our home—her portrait, her framed 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of a geisha woman, and her painting of a Japanese garden adorned our walls. Dry flower arrangements stood prominently in tall vases accented by many [...]

17 July 07, 2023

Widows and Widowers: Transitions

2023-07-17T21:44:33-05:00July 17, 2023|Categories: Widows and Widowers|0 Comments

When a widower finds a new love interest and the opportunity for her to visit the home arises, the question of what to do about pictures of his late wife and other reflections of her in the home occurs, too. Jasmine had a refined artistic touch that flowed from her Japanese [...]

17 July 07, 2023

Widows and Widowers: Part 8 from What Now God?, Isolation Kills, Stay Connected

2023-07-17T16:41:34-05:00July 17, 2023|Categories: Widows and Widowers|0 Comments

Jasmine was first admitted to the hospital at the height of the COVID pandemic and placed in isolation, which meant no visitors allowed. I had been recovering at home from my bout with COVID. Four days later, I drove an hour to the hospital to be re-examined (I had COVID pneumonia). After my [...]

17 July 07, 2023

Widows and Widowers: Part 5 from What Now God?, A Fourth Way to Raise Your Hand to God

2023-07-17T16:12:14-05:00July 17, 2023|Categories: Widows and Widowers|0 Comments

In my previous post, I discussed three ways to raise your hand to God when going through painful circumstances, such as losing your wife: Raise an accusative finger, blaming Him for what we perceive as unnecessary pain or unfulfilled promises. Raise an angry fist in His face because we feel He [...]

17 July 07, 2023

Widows and Widowers: Part 1 from What Now God?, Like the Road to Hana

2023-07-21T10:47:23-05:00July 17, 2023|Categories: Widows and Widowers|0 Comments

Driving the Road to Hana on the northeast coastline of Maui, Hawaii, can be treacherous. There are 617 hairpin turns and fifty-nine one-lane bridges. Carefully navigating this narrow winding road for sixty-four miles creates constant tension for the driver. It is hard to enjoy the tropical scenery while being transfixed on [...]

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