Tag Archives: Death

Witnessed by Strangers

Guess I really am a minister.  When my phone rang at 2:40 this morning I figured it was a wrong number.  When I realized a message had been left I woke up enough to play it back.  To my surprise, … Continue reading

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Patrick Died

Patrick died.  He came into my life briefly, and left quickly, before I had a chance to get to know what made him uniquely himself.  I met him in Abadiania, Brazil, when our paths happened to cross while staying at … Continue reading

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Some Moments Have No Words

There is such finality in death.  It is the time when you review the life of another, trying to make sense of their death by justifying their life.  We gather together as mourners, reflecting on the many ways we were … Continue reading

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