goodbyes coming fast

Last night we thought Libby had a couple of weeks.  Things seem to be progressing way faster than we expected.  We believe that we are counting the time remaining in a small number of days.  The hospice nurse observed that they often see with their … “goodbyes coming fast”

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beginning of goodbyes

A bit more than a week ago  Libby’s brother Andy, my sister Marilyn, and my mother Anne flew into town to visit and likely to say goodbye in person.  The following day we have a gathering with around 80 close friends.  We didn’t plan a … “beginning of goodbyes”

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Confirmation that Hospice is Good

Libby and I were introduced to the idea of hospice several years ago by several friends and later learned a bit more from the book Dying Well by Ira Byock.  It seemed to both of us that hospice was a great idea.  That toward the … “Confirmation that Hospice is Good”

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Backpacking: Getting Started

One of my joys has been introducing people to backpacking and wilderness experiences. I have seen a wide range of reactions. I have seen some people who just couldn’t adjust. They were just too used to climate controlled environments, were scared of wild life, hated … “Backpacking: Getting Started”

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Purpose in Life

Libby and I were recently talking about a women she sees each week. Last week the women noted that Libby’s life seems different from hers, and that when Libby prays it seems like God is right there. This women has faced a lot of difficult … “Purpose in Life”

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new job: metaweb

At the end of July I quit working for Tellme fulltime and starting consulting with a number of companies. The plan was the consulting to be a short term thing until I was able to get a company started with a friend. Long story short, … “new job: metaweb”

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Renovare Conference

This past weekend I attended a Renovare conference hosted by MPPC. Our primary presenters were Dallas Willard, John Ortberg, and Richard Foster. It was a lot of fun to watch these three men teaching and interacting together. You could tell they held each other in … “Renovare Conference”

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