End of Life Category

Fighting Sleep

Have you noticed how children never want to go to sleep? If you have been the parent of such a little creature you know I am telling the truth. Youngsters “fight sleep,” to the point of face-planting into their lunchtime bowl of soup or literally passing out while standing. Why? Because there is so much […]

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God’s Beautiful World

There is a story about a traveler hiking his way through the Alps. He was following steep trails that hung on the side of the mountains, often with fearful drops on both sides, trails that were strenuous even for the youngest, most fit hiker. Along one of these trails the hiker overtook an old priest […]

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Hurry And Scurry

It was a Roman custom for conquering generals to be treated with unimaginable respect. They returned from the front to find the entire capital turned out in a mega-celebration that must have resembled something like New Year’s Eve in Times Square. Yet, a few Roman traditions bear witness to a practice that was meant to […]

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