Sixty Years of Marriage
During our sixty years together, my husband and I developed a deep mutual respect for each other. In other words, I learned early in our marriage just how far I could push him and, later, he learned how far he could push me. This formed a good working relationship for us as we dealt the the challenges of the coming years and rearing four children.
We always discussed major issues and what we...
Then and Now
The years of a lifetime can be compared to a flowing river. Days, weeks, months and years meld into a river that flows toward a specific destination, namely, the demise of each individual.
From its beginning until it empties into a sea, it meanders through different terrains and as it does so, the landscapes change. At times the current is turbulent and forceful and it...
The Nursing Home
The Nursing Home
It will never be called impressive, perhaps, nondescript is more apt. The long low buildings are surrounded by large oak trees. The area around the entrance is well kept. A profusion of red, pink and white hibiscus lift the spirits of those who enter.
I entered through sliding glass door to the lobby that is encased in windows on two sides. A table is in the center of the...
Consider The Human Mind and Body
Is it logical to accept that human life happened by chance? Especially those who have studied the human body, studied anatomy and have learned the interactions of each organ in the body, as well as the influence of the mind on the body and vice versa.
Why can the body continue to function even though the mind has been destroyed by disease until the destruction of the autonomic nervous system?...
Sunset of Life
The rapid decline into the sunset of my life,
Is filled with joyous memories, sometimes with tears.
Remembering the day we said, "I do",
And the night I had to say goodbye to you.
No one will ever replace you in my heart.
The next time we meet, we’ll never part.
Our days will be endless,
Filled with joy, peace and eternal rest.