July 11, 2020

Dorothy Atherton Spencer 1922-2006

My mother passed away this morning at 2:10 a.m. I will be off blog for several days. Comments may not be moderated. Thanks for your prayers and patience. I prayed this prayer for my mom dozens of times the last few hours: Christian Soul, depart and go to God. Lord, receive this, your child, made […]

To Complete The Vow: A Meditation for Husbands and Wives

The Minister, receiving the Woman at her father’s or friend’s hands, shall cause the Man with his right hand to take the Woman by her right hand, and to say after him as followeth. I, M. take thee, N. to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better for […]

Dying, We Live: Pat’s Story

This is the first post in a new IM category: “The Second Half of Life.” I never knew Pat when he was healthy. I first heard his name in the aftermath of a massive heart attack that visited him one night and left him a weakened and depleted man compared to what he had been […]