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Love your spouse as you love God


Patricia cries out in the depth of my heart; from the depth of my soul she raises her voice. At the busiest corner of my mind she cries out; at the entrance to the deepest part of me she speaks. … Continue reading

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Death and Grief – putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.


Pat in her journal beginning August 1st, 2015 describes feeling something that sounds a lot like the grief journey I have been on since her death: All the same, (and for several days now) I felt odd, at a loss, … Continue reading

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49 years married to Pat – words to tell our truths.


We knew right from the beginning that we were destined for each other. Just 12 hours after meeting her and asking her out (November 18, 1968) I asked her to marry me.  Twelve days after that she wrote me that … Continue reading

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In rememberance of my departed spouse


Do this in remembrance of me. Well I do many things in remembrance of my departed spouse, Patricia. I think everybody wants to be remembered. That’s why they keep dairies. I keep the house pretty much as it was before … Continue reading

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Dream or Vision?


I was dreaming in that place between sleep and awake, where I still remember dreams and where I always communicate with Patricia. What a beautiful dream! It was like a vision of Heaven and the place Patricia is preparing for … Continue reading

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Three more poems by Patricia Bow.


Pat kept notebooks in which she wrote writing ideas; story ideas, characters, poems, etc. When she had used one she carefully crossed out the notes she had used. In her 1978 – 1986, notes (some still unused) I found three … Continue reading

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I believe and pray for such dreams as this! God and Pat speak in dreams.


Originally posted on Eric C. Bow:
From A Severe Mercy, by Sheldon Vanauken chapter X “The Oxford-Vision Dream“ It was morning. I had come back to Oxford two years after Davy’s death and found digs, a ground-floor room with its own door opening onto…

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