This is a bit long but not long enough to share the valiant story of a fighter who lost her battle but not the war, last night. “His disciples said, “Ah, now you are speaking plainly and not using figurative speech! Now we know that you know all things and do not need anyone to […]
The Olympic Games are always great fodder for moving stories. This one is especially touching about the recent death of the son of the US Hockey Teams coach, Brian Burke. Here’s an excerpt of the story from Olympics Fanhouse website: It was comforting to watch Burke on the dais alongside head coach Ron Wilson and […]
Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett will leave an indelible mark on this world. We will listen to his music for the rest of our lives (maybe more than we want over the next few days 😉 and admire and emulate his dancing. We will admire Farrah’s beauty and recall her roles on TV and in movies, too. Yet, in the end, the real issue isn’t what they will be remembered for on this earth (what they sang, how they looked or how much money they had or didn’t have).
I received an email from a friend today. She was telling me about some of difficulties she and her co-workers were going through. Layoffs. Illnesses. Car accidents. Deaths. I was reminded once again that everyone is going through something difficult. Sure, the degree of difficulty is different, but difficulty is also relative, isn’t it?
There is at least one thing that is universal among the member of UPA, universal parenting association–no one anticipates or wants to think about losing a child to death. Yet, it happens more often than any of us want to think about. Late in the evening a couple of days ago, a 17yr old daughter […]