Category Archives: Family

Thy Will be Done


I sometimes feel like I’m being punished for some sin I committed against God; especially when I can feel neither God nor Patricia within me – just the deep empty loneliness. Could it be I am being punished for loving … Continue reading

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Memory of things past or of things to come


Carl Jung said: “The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul … Continue reading

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Love is everything! I will love Patricia forever!


Like both Sheldon Vanauken and C. S. Lewis I can’t imagine Agape or Eros coming twice. I’m still very much married to Patricia and still very much in love with her. I shall be forever. Patricia and I were lucky … Continue reading

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Love and Death: to Patricia my beloved


Pat, this whole year is as if I have been living our last year physically together tear by tear, over again. All the special days and anniversaries were times of vivid memories relived and tears. Well now I am in … Continue reading

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December 1, 2016 to January 7, 2017 was the worst time in my life!


Quiet Love: … eyes to see and words to tell the truths that are most true. by Patricia A. Bow & Eric C. Bow  (http://www.lulu.com/ca/en/shop/patricia-a-bow/quiet-loveeyes-to-see-and-words-to-tell-the-truths-that-are-most-true/paperback/product-23110534.html)    Pages 203 to 209 : Thursday December 1 2016 Advent Another so – so night. … Continue reading

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Jealous of God!


Sometimes a dream can speak to one of your innermost truths. My dream last night was one of those dreams. Both C.S. Lewis and Sheldon Vanauken write about the surviving spouse of a Devoted Christian becoming jealous of God. It … Continue reading

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The Best of times the worst of times


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 was the forty-ninth anniversary of Pat and my first date and the first anniversary of that dreadful diagnosis. It was the best of times and the worst of times. On Friday, November 15, 1968, Pat was a fellow student’s date at the Red Lion on our FLIS weekly pub crawl. I was attracted to her and sat beside her. [ 515 more words ]
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