Patsy’s Prayer

This is the prayer used at Patsy’s graveside service.  She smiled and approved of it as Judy and I were planning her service with her.   May the sun bring you new energies by day. May the moon softly restore you by night. May the rain wash away any worries you may have. May gentle […]

Eulogy for Patsy

This is the eulogy I delivered at the funeral of my mother-in-law, Patsy Wilcoxen. When I have attended funerals of teenagers and young adults, there is always a sense of tragedy that life was cut short, so much life was left unlived.  It’s unusual to have those same feelings about someone who has lived almost […]