26
Oct

Until he finds it

I can go months without doing a funeral, but I’ve done two funerals now in two days. Yesterday’s was for Marge who I had known for almost 18 years. Today’s […]

25
Oct

Irreplaceable persons

Various streams of thought in my life at the moment: Marge’s funeral later this morning at the church.  Once again, moved by the story of her life that I’ve been […]

23
Oct

Stories

Everybody loves a good story, and inside every human being there is a good story — the story of their lives. More often than not the story does not get […]

21
Oct

At Marge’s Bedside

Crammed into an ICU room A dozen persons brought together by shared affection Keep watch — A husband, two daughters, a son and assorted friends — All dressed in matching […]

18
Oct

Showing up

Once upon a time he had been a pastor. Some twenty years ago I had been with him on a retreat for pastors.  I didn’t known him well, but he […]

16
Oct

Homesick

Once again, I’m not sure what to write about. I was up late last night finishing off a eulogy for a funeral this morning, and getting a grant application together […]