Posts Tagged ‘death’

A Good Life

Papa

What I learned from my Papa about living a good life.

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Finding Happiness in Loss

holding my dads hand

The week your dad dies is not what you’d normally consider happy, and yet I don’t have to look hard to find moments worth highlighting.

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I Called Because He’s Dying

britt rick wedding smaller

After five years without speaking to one of my parents, I finally had a reason to pick up the phone.

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The Unexpected End to Our Great American Road Trip

America on the Globe

Today was supposed to be about something else entirely. Self discipline, I think, or maybe the idea of breaking big goals down into small bites.

Instead, today is about rushing home to attend a funeral.

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In lieu of flowers, I forgive.

It is said that somewhere in Iowa, a small town’s football team still takes a knee before each game.  The players and coaches join hands and bow their heads, and they defy the laws that tell them that they cannot pray together.  It is rumored that they kneel together and recite the Lord’s Prayer. “Our […]

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