Category Archives: Blink of an Eye

I Need a Hug … A Sonni Hug

Don’t ever doubt there are angels among us. I know that fact from personal experience. I’ve seen it all my life. I’ve had people pop into — and unfortunately — out of my life just when I needed an extra … Continue reading

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Tears on Earth … Joy in Heaven

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die … — Ecclesiates 3:1-2a August 20. November 20. August 31. March 25, April 12, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Rush

Ready for this week’s Five Minute Friday adventure? I know it’s being posted just after midnight Saturday, but the exercise was actually tackled Friday. But I had an anniversary message to attend to and I don’t like more than one … Continue reading

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Anniversary Dreams

Almost to the moment, 50 years ago I gazed down the cavernous St. John the Baptist Cathedral aisle in Paterson, NJ, and watched a vision glide toward me. Forty years and 27 days later, I gazed down at a battered … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Refine

Happy Saturday! It must be time for Five Minute Friday — you know, the time where we collectively write for five minutes (more or less) on a common prompt word and meet up at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2017/01/19/five-minute-friday-refine/) to share and … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Epilogue 3

Before wrapping up this journey, I had to say thank you to my children for giving me permission to share this behind the scenes look at my 40-plus year adventure with Karen. Karen, of course, is/was the best thing that … Continue reading

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