chronic illness

The first time it struck me, I was reading Henri Nouwen’s Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring. “It seems fair to say that between the ages of one and thirty, people are considered young; between thirty and sixty, they are considered middle aged,” Nouwen writes. I was 29 and a little terrified.
January 13, 2016

The first congregation I served had just under 90 members, and among them were a dozen shut-ins, most of them over 90.  Margery was not on that list.
October 12, 2015