Monthly Archives: November 2012

Community

As a Christian, I am a strong believer in church membership. This is something I questioned and worked through several years ago from a Biblical standpoint, but I have to confess that most of my reasons for believing in it … Continue reading

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Soup of the Day

Every time I see a bowl of French onion soup (which I have recently done), I am reminded of a day in Nairobi that I spent with my daddy when I was in high school. I don’t remember why he … Continue reading

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Wonder of Wonders, Miracles of Miracles

Monday morning came with us scrambling to get in touch with the insurance company to obtain an ID number for Strokeman to give the hospital and the prospective rehab center. When my daughter-in-law contacted them, she was given the number … Continue reading

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In the Jungle

Long ago, in a land far far away, I found myself returning to boarding school in the middle of 8th grade. We had been in the States for a six month furlough and I was glad to be back in … Continue reading

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Coffee, Please!

Anyone who knows me very well at all knows two things about me: I wake up slowly (and preferably without much conversation) and I really love a good cup of coffee to start my day. I have spent a fair … Continue reading

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Before the Dawn

As the doctors came in to consult with us I learned that the stroke effected Strokeman’s right thalamus as well as the occipital and temporal lobes of that side. He was alert, able to speak with only a slight slur … Continue reading

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I’ll Get By

Recently I met an old friend at  the Dallas World Aquarium. It was the first of my planned outings since I started having someone come and stay with Strokeman for an entire 8 hours every week to give me a … Continue reading

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