Reflections

Father’s Day

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person—he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano The late basketball coach Jim Valvano led his underdog North Carolina State Wolfpack men’s college basketball team to an improbable NCAA...

Angels, Ladybugs & Bees

Angels, Ladybugs & Bees:  Communications with my son’s spirit and heightened awareness of beauty and joy in the signs of God at work in the world On Saturday morning, 12 – 13 – 14, at 11:44 AM, I took two pictures of two solitary...

Cremation or Traditional Burial?

  Many people have asked the question: what’s the better choice— traditional burial or cremation? For one family, the answer was both.  And here’s why. The family’s patriarch passed away quite suddenly, and it was a huge shock to the...

At The Funeral

Jeffrey’s graveside funeral at Forest Lawn took place on an overcast afternoon on Saturday, December 20, 2014. Over 300 friends, members of the community at large, and family attended, reflecting how Jeffrey touched so many lives and changed so many...

Memorial Day

It’s considered by most people to be the traditional beginning of summer. It‘s often marked with community parades, backyard barbecues, the Indy 500, and solemn remembrances in cemeteries. It is Memorial Day, a day in which we as a nation take time...