Category Archives: death of a loved one

Angels on Earth

It seems only yesterday when my Dad passed from his earthly life. October 18, 1990. Crowded into a tiny phone booth in Schweindorf, our two children and I had a tearful conversation with my Dad. He was dying of cancer … Continue reading

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Words of Consolation

It is especially sad for anyone to lose a loved one during the holidays. Our daughter is a registered nurse who cares for the sick and dying on a routine basis.  When she was inconsolable caring for a young man … Continue reading

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Upward Flight

My sister-in-law completed her final journey and her brave two-year-battle with cancer on Monday, July 20, 2015. This week’s entry features my poem dedicated to her. We remain behind in sadness and sorrow. Upward Flight You slipped away from us … Continue reading

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