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“How are you doing? she asked.  “I heard about the death of your grandmother and have been thinking about you.”  My eyes widened in surprise and pleasure as I recognized my friend Melanie’s voice on the phone.  She’s a friend I dearly love, but we live long-distance and don’t stay in close touch. I told […]

Special Spirit Lifters


Be our dinner guests. When I was critically ill and confined to my home, it was the highlight of our day when friends not only brought dinner, but also joined us for dinner and conversation. (The dinner-guest schedule was arranged by a caring friends and by my parish nurse.) A friend typed my favorite Bible verses in large print on her computer. I posted one verse in each room of my home, so that when I walked into a room I had something positive to read and think about. Ask the person for their favorite verses or use my favorites; Proverbs 3:5; Psalm 91:4; Psalm 115:1; Isiah 49:15,16; Jeremiah 29:11-14.


Everyone has times during the week when they tend to feel most alone. Evenings – weekend evenings in particular – can be tough.  Make a standing date with me to go to a movie or out for dinner, or invite me to join you in taking a fun weekly class. I’m lonely.  Invite me to your […]