Archive for the ‘Death/Grief’ Category

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Yet, It Still Stings!

TheDiscipleMD It was a cold dreary afternoon and the evening was coming on when my wife and I stood by the graveside of my Mother. It was misty and we needed a small flashlight to read the engraving.  We talked about her life, shared memories, and then we got back in the car and continued on […]

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A Whole New World (When Death Visits A Marriage)

TheDiscipleMD “A whole new world, that’s where we’ll be.” (Aladdin, Disney) Yes, it is a whole new world for a married man and wife when death knocks at their door.  Suddenly, and sometimes very unexpectedly, the partnership is dissolved and one spouse is left here on earth, alone,  and grappling for answers as to the fate of […]

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When Your life Hangs In The Balance…What Do You Think Of?

TheDiscipleMD As our Jeep headed over the embankment, our eyes met! I wondered, as I felt the car start to roll, if this would be the last time our eyes would meet in this life? Was this the way life would end, for me, for my wife, for us both?” (November 21, 2010) We had […]

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When The Little Ones Come Marching Home!

TheDiscipleMD Suddenly she said to me, “Pull over, pull over.” So I pulled the car off to the side of the road. “That’s the cemetery where my little girl friend was buried. She died when I was six. I want to see her grave.” It’s been over fifty years since my wife stood at her […]

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