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The restorative power of holding a newborn

There’s nothing better to get you out of funeral mode than holding a brand new baby. My brother Brent and his wife Darcy had a little boy yesterday, Kobi Matthew, and Colleen and I got to hold him when he … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to Uncle Dan

  Today we’ll bury an honorable man in a tiny church cemetery across the road from his farm. Where he can keep an eye on things. Because that’s the kind of guy Uncle Dan was. It’s easy to picture him … Continue reading

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Should runners stop for a funeral procession?

Yesterday as Traci and I ran onto the White Bridge near Ouabache State Park we saw a funeral procession coming. Oblivious as usual, I didn’t think anything about it. But Traci insisted we stop running and stand by the side … Continue reading

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