R.I.P Major

The text message from my friend Emily read, “Major’s gone…I’m not OK right now. Call you tomorrow.”It’s devastating to lose a beloved pet and many pet owners find their grief just as overwhelming and heart wrenching as the loss of a family member or close friend. Our...

LENT 2022

Lent is the forty days of preparation for Easter Sunday. We can hear God call us to use these days well so that we will arrive ‘home’ on Easter Sunday with hearts that are rededicated to Christ. “Yet even now,” declares the Lord,   “return to me with...

Gratitude Heals

I hadn’t been back ‘home’ to Connecticut in three years. But I traveled up a week ago to visit my sister, whose husband passed away recently. While I was there my son, Michael, marked another ‘heavenly birthday.’ My sister never misses a birthday or...

“Remember Lot’s wife”

There are times of loss, change and transition throughout our lives. What is of critical importance is how we respond in those times. Do we hold white-knuckled onto a past that no longer exists? Do we miserably drag ourselves through the present, and have a dismal...

Working prayer

My son is an attorney at a New York City law firm. As busy as he is, he always finds time to give me a call, or answer when I call him. A couple of days ago he said, “Mom, I’m swamped. I pulled an all-nighter last night, and it looks like I am going to have to...

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