Tag Archives: isolation

Making Changes

I was watching an episode of “My 600 Pound Life” in which a woman had come to the realization that she could no longer eat the foods that she had eaten all of her life.  She states this realization when … Continue reading

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Acceptance

After Lucinda’s funeral and after the Mercy Meal in the Church hall, Fred drove home alone.  The empty house screamed to him of Lucinda’s absence.  Going into their bedroom he opened dresser drawers and held her items to his nose, … Continue reading

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The Miracle We Can Give Others

At 64 I am now of an age where the presence of cancer has become personal.  This is not to say that I have cancer but how astonished I am to discover how so many people I know have some … Continue reading

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The Desire to Hide

All of us at some time in our younger lives have heard a parent yell,  “You’re being punished!  Go to your room!”  It seems to be universal that transgressions carry within them the threat of punishment.  Wikipedia describes Old Hawaii’s … Continue reading

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Self-fulfilling Prophecy

During our October 2010 trip I walked from the Ilikai Hotel to the Borders bookstore at Ward Center.  While walking there I noticed a homeless woman sitting on the grass against a wall.  Every time someone came too near to … Continue reading

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