My 8th grade teacher, Mr. Perry, left our class with many lasting thoughts and phrases. His primary goal was to teach us helping verbs and literature. But occasionally we strayed into other topics. As a former priest, he held very strong religious convictions Learn More
Creating Your Legacy By Organ Donation
Did you know that National Donor Sabbath occurs each November? In 2011, friends of ours took their teen-age daughter, Emma, in for blood tests, believing she had mononucleosis. That started what they later referred to as 72 hours of horror, as Emma went Learn More
My dad never talked to his parents about their final instructions. He says that even though his mother sent her sons to church school every Sunday, when she reached her seventies, she confessed that she did not believe in death or resurrection Learn More
When I think of songs to celebrate the end of one’s life, there are several that come to mind, depending upon the kind of life you lived and the music you loved. Everyone, of course, knows Amazing Grace. It’s such a beautiful song Learn More
It’s a little unsettling to receive a note in Linked In or a Friend request on Facebook from someone whom I know passed away several months or even years ago. Although a warm memory might come to mind, there’s nothing else I can Learn More
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
Besides the fact that this is our wedding song (it wasn’t until many years after that we learned it was a spiritual song), and a really lovely tune, its message is powerful: the importance of telling people how much you love them cannot Learn More