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Life isn’t fair part II

Frequently, I struggle with the Life Isn’t Fair Principle. Today is one of those times. I have two friends. One of them is struggling with addictions. One of them is struggling with cancer. Both of them are under 35 and it is really, really hard for me to remember that both of them are struggling ...
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Loss and coping

As he walked through the door with the largest pink flower I’d ever seen, he grinned and talked about how he’d found it on the ground and wasn’t it beautiful? It truly was. Fragrant and bulbous and clearly picked from the yard of one our neighbors. He’d taken to doing this lately and though he’d ...
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All dogs go to heaven

For Christmas, the year I turned 11, I got the surprise of my life. I’d been waiting for a dog for years. I hadn’t had one since I was little and living on the farm. The last gift I opened said “This certificate redeemable for one puppy of your choice!” Oh, the excitement and joy! I knew ...
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Lifegem jewelry: Because your loved ones can still give even when they’re dead

Ok, despite my flippant title, I’m intrigued by the idea I’m about to present to you. Many of my friends and family are aware that I enjoy finding new and different gifts for the various gift-giving occasions. What this means is that I’m always finding websites and resources that I think are worthy of sharing ...
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