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Awareness of Choice

The month of October is ushered in by cheerful scarecrows, colorful foliage, and pumpkin spice everything! Wreaths and mums in shades of burnt orange, red, and goldenrod decorate porches festively. But there is another symbol and one other significant color that are synonymous with October: bright pink and the breast cancer awareness ribbon.

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Healing After Loss

My life significantly changed on Monday, July 13, 2020.  On that day, my dear sister died from a short and tumultuous battle with pancreatic cancer.  The sting of grief that I felt that day has lingered, and seeing the rest of my family’s response to her death has added to it.  Despite my faith, I long to be with her, to hear her voice, now…

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