The Lords of Life and Death

The Lords of Life and Death

On Saturday, November 1, a young girl committed suicide. Brittany Maynard had been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, and she was told that chances of beating the cancer were pretty much nil. She suffered from seizures as her disease grew worse, and did not want to suffer...

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Long Road to Orthodoxy

Long Road to Orthodoxy

Join us for another inspiring conversation about the spiritual journey to Orthodoxy. Fr. Brendan Pelphrey is with us to talk about his long and winding road to our historic Church and Faith. We also hear from Theodora Sexstone of St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Church in Charlotte, NC, who joins us...

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Post-derby polka

Post-derby polka

Tonight we dined at the Center House of the Seattle center. For those of you not in Seattle, this is essentially the food court on the grounds of the Seattle center — the place with the Space Needle and museums and theaters and Key Arena. I heard that the food...

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Four Left!

Four Left!

In order to catch up with Christine’s present life a bit faster, I am moving us along to a fairly recent journal entry. She has been through many chemotherapy sessions and some bouts with sickness and other troubles. Now, we meet with her again when she has only four sessions...

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The Wig Story

The Wig Story

Written May 2, 2013 As you know, I had mixed feelings about getting a wig. I feel most comfortable bald, but my children were saddened by my bald head. As soon as I realized that, I made an appointment to visit a wig shop near my house. Strike that, before...

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Being Bald: The Up and Down Sides

Being Bald: The Up and Down Sides

Written Apr 17, 2013 — 11:44 a.m. I’m feeling better! Pity party over, thanks for bearing with me. So, hair. This subject is just fascinating to me. As I mentioned earlier, I’m pretty darn bald. Not all the way smooth, which is really annoying. I have patches that are continuing...

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