Tag Archives: death

Loss: How it Shapes us & Perspective to Navigate Life

I heard a radio broadcast this week that was speaking of loss and what it does to a person. It triggered something in me and I’ve been pondering life, loss and how it impacts me personally. This morning I sat … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Life is not About Your Possessions!

I’m sitting on a porch in Pennsylvania this morning. I am here for a big family and friends picnic in the tradition of Glen and Shirley Ranck, my parents. I am also here to help my brother and sister finalize … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Health and wellness, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

21st Century Christian Misunderstandings

There is something to be said for getting older. Life’s experience and continued learning help you to see life in a more realistic fashion. In thinking about life, faith, and things commonly taught and practiced in church, I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

One Year Later

My mom, probably the strongest influence on my life, went to be with the Lord April 15, 2013. It has been an unusual year for me. My family left home in 1979, so I’ve only gotten to see mom a … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Have Arrived At Your Destination

Gayle and I just got back from going to see our son’s family in Chesapeake, VA. On our flight to Norfolk there were some on the plane who were going on to another destination. The pilot came over the public … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just a Dream?

As we approach three months since my 86-year-old mom went to be with the Lord, I had an amazing dream last night. The dream was someone sent me something on Facebook. The description said, “Don’t look at this until you … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, Spirituality | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

The Brevity of Life

I remember as a young man, I was given a clear sense of the brevity of life. It came¬† to me while looking at old pictures.¬† I saw a picture of my dad on the floor on his hands and … Continue reading

Posted in Health and wellness, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments