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The Shame of Grief

The day after I learned my brother Jon's lifeless body had been found in his bed, I walked into a small "comfort food" restaurant. I don't like eating alonewell, I don't like doing much of anything alonebut that day it seemed like the right thing to do. As I walked into the room I saw two ladies in a booth, hands clasped, and praying. Tears welled. Seeing them praying rem...

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A Little Old Lady and the Fruit of Godly Sorrow

Recently I’ve been reminded several times of various situations, or particular patients I’ve taken care of, when I was a nurse. Maybe it’s because as a stay at home mom part of me misses my former job. Or perhaps it’s because these things had such an impact on me. I’ve written here about a particular patient who was diagnosed with cancer. I’ve also written here...

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