Author Archives: Suzanne

In Memory of My Mother

On June 10th, my mother was placed on crisis care with hospice after not wanting to wake up, eat, drink, or take her medicines. The only time she woke up completely, she asked me, “Are mom and pop still here?” … Continue reading

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When Everyday is Saturday

This was a rather interesting week. I go to visit my mother everyday after work at her assisted living, and each day this week, she asked me if it was Saturday. She even called me at work on Tuesday to … Continue reading

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Man’s Search for Meaning

I finally read Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl this week. I had seen it mentioned in other books and my senior pastor has referred to it before. From what I had read and heard, this was a … Continue reading

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Unafraid

Lately, I’ve been dealing with some pretty major anxiety. If you’ve read my recent blog entries you’d know why. My main problem is worrying about the future. I keep telling myself (and God) that I just REALLY need to know … Continue reading

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Prosperity

I just finished the book Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler who is an assistant professor at Duke Divinity School. She was a firm believer in the “prosperity gospel” or the belief that … Continue reading

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Anxious for Nothing

This has been a difficult school year what with the cancer diagnosis, hubby still not getting a paycheck, as well as my mom’s Dementia, her recent pneumonia scare, and now her worsening kidneys. My job has also gotten harder. I … Continue reading

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The Oncology Appointment

Sitting in the lobby awaiting lab work as others look at magazines or stare at cell phones or each other or at nothing in particular. Two old men begin to converse; they break into laughter, dispelling the silence.

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