Online Memorial Site for SJM


Online Memorial
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Poem – “Just Walk Away, Susan”

Those sidewalks grey, cracked, smooth, sliding by, cobblestones, gravel, grassy paths

They won’t see me anymore

They won’t have my feet upon them, my boots, my sandals, my stop, my go

Dusty, gone, absent from me,

My smile or my hellos once easy on my face, have seen their day

Like many before me- we go

We stay, we live, we skip, we run, we trudge, we hide our face against the stinging snow beads

We sweltered in the heat, moving slowly, fluid

We hugged, we walked on by

My time to do that is over

I do not think you’ll see me – streets, roads, pavements

My smile, my laugh will not me there, nor my wave

Our time comes

Our time arrives

It is here

Our times go, our times fade, our times end.

SJM
September 2015

A Pastor With ALS Talks About Suffering

This video features Dr. Ed Dobson, a Minister and Theologian who,after years of living With  a slow moving ALS died 4 months ago of ALS. He has much to share with tender insights and compassion. His work has aided me greatly. Please listen to the end of this video.

Choices: How I Live with ALS

Below is a link to a blog entitled Choices: How I Live with ALS, written by Barbara Brenner She was another blogger who helped to increse ALS awareness through her writing and her work has inspired many persons with ALS including myself. Healthy Barb, passed away in 2013 but her blogs still continue to impact lives daily. I though I would share this with you.

http://barbarabrenner.net/?p=536

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