Normally we don’t think about our own death, do we? The Catholic Church encourages meditation on the four last things: death, judgement, Heaven, and hell. But we often forget and think it is far away. Then comes a brutal reminder of our mortality. Continue reading “Brutal reminders”
Bear with me, Reader-land, as you are subjected to the inane ramblings of a dying man. First of all, the best birthday present I’ve ever received. Continue reading “Best Birthday Ever”
You ever have those days, work isn’t going well, the kids are stealing donuts, you’ve got boogers in your nose making it hard to breathe, your legs are in agony, and there’s no racing to distract you? Just me? Continue reading “Grief, and Encounter”
Well, Reader-land, after consultation with a professional hostage negotiator, aka someone who knows things, we finally told three of our kids the news about what the outcome of ALS is for me.
Continue reading “A lot of sadness, a lot of humor”