Tag Archives: Aging

Sleep

Sleep, remembering the love shared with many dear ones gone before. Sleep, after the countless hours you have given all you had. Sleep, after the nurture you’ve delivered in the world. Sleep, from investing yourself so you would have to … Continue reading

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Life Detours

Diagnosis:  deteriorating. Deep breath in, one, two, three Exhale out, equally. Gently stretch, don’t push into pain. Life is not a competition. Be kind to yourself. Prognosis: death unto life. Inhalation, exhalation, one will be your last. Be ready to … Continue reading

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Restless

You take my boast away, You who formed me in the womb, with humility that I did not find on my own. Infirmities set me down, right next to You, Faithful One, so my complaints are muffled in Your shoulder. … Continue reading

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Fly Away

One day we will be released from our body’s slow decay and come apart from temporal and gently “fly away.”

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Cruising

Loneliness was messing with Grandma’s heart. Most everyone has known this type of blues. Not sure how to lift her from the doldrums, we shuffled to the car to take a cruise. She was bothered that her blindness would prevent … Continue reading

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Grandmother

I know she wonders what purpose God has for her life in these years of blindness and fragility. I try to remind her of all the love that God has poured through her to bless her family and friends. When … Continue reading

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Ears to Hear

I will never truly know quiet because I sat too close to the speakers in the 70’s. Careless disregard for the gift to hear. May the constant ringing bear witness to my soul that I am fragile and frailer now … Continue reading

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