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On Turning 75

Five years I wrote a brief post about turning 70 years old.  Yesterday, I became 75. One of my friends in my writer’s group is also celebrating her 75th birthday in a few months.  She is planning to write personal reflections about … Continue reading

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Living Creatively

In June of 2015, I wrote about my husband’s love for blueberry muffins and what the task of making them every day taught me. My husband finally had his fill of blueberry muffins, so I stopped making them. This week, … Continue reading

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Who Am I When my Body Fails Me? – Guest Blog by Coral Swieringa

“So we do not lose heart, though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day” (2 Cor. 4:16). “. . .  I will still bear fruit in old age” (Psalm 92). It is … Continue reading

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Who Am I When My Body Fails Me? – A Matter of Style

Phillip Simmons was diagnosed with ALS in 1993 when he was 35. He was a husband, father, and professor. At the start of a promising literary career he suddenly had to learn the art of dying.  Nine years later he … Continue reading

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