Beginning, Middle and End

"This is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another." (1 John 3:11 NLT)It was a late Winter’s day.  I was 25 years old and at the one place I never wanted to be.  I was sitting in a hospital by my dying Mom’s bedside.  For...

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An Outback Country Hospital

An outback country hospital (bush hospital) at the township of Walwa, was forced by funding cutbacks to close it's acute bed section. An elderly woman suffering cancer with only weeks to live had expressed the desire to die in the hospital in her home town near her...

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My Brother’s Keeper

I've never been able to write this story because I'm sure I had no right to do what I did and I figured maybe someone would come knocking on my door and cart me away and put me in prison. IT happened to me more than twenty years ago AND FINALLY I decided to write it...

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Friendship in the Pit

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. -- Proverbs 17:17"I am in there again," I told my friend. "The pit." A time when no one can cheer you up and you wonder if there ever was or is a God. Have you ever had such times? Discouragement can be...

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A Momma’s Love and Devotion

It was a freezing cold, dreary day, even though the calendar said it was almost Spring. The white hen (the one that was always hiding from the twelve roosters mentioned in the story "Bunny Eggs") had laid some eggs under the large rhododendron bush in the front yard...

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Stand Out of Your Light

There is a wonderful, old story about Alexander the Great that always helps to remind me of what is important in this life. Alexander after having conquered most of the known world and having reached the peaks of his power, fame, influence, and wealth was still left...

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