12/1/18 No Words

Sometimes there are simply no words. No words of comfort. No words of wisdom. No words of understanding. Sometimes there are only questions for which there are no answers. This is one of those times. Watching heretofore unimaginable grief and pain in those I love so dearly is a lesson in futility for me. Everything…

12/2/14 Troubles

The Book of Job is worthy of a lifetime of study, yet it is mysterious and unsearchable. For as surely as Job labored to understand the workings of the Divine, he failed. In his desire to comprehend, and declaring his own understanding, he only received unanswerable questions from God designed to illustrate for his benefit…

It Don’t Play

Pancreatic cancer doesn’t play around. It is aggressive. I’ve lost two cousins in as many years, both in adjacent rooms in the same hospital, all of us sharing the same oncologist whom you know here as Hemosapien, though he wears many other hats and goes by many other names. Today, my cousin Bill passed away.…