What is “Walking on Sacred Ground”? I have started this website to be a place where you can find encouragement, resources and discussion on end of life care. In addition to that, it is a sharing space to tell your story, to remember a special someone, or to help others along the way. My name […]
A friend of mine sent me this…beautiful words to live by. When despair grows in me and I wake in the middle of the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on […]
Rest… By Marygrace Lomboy Finding time to rest…time for renewal out of our busy lives is essential. I’m writing this post as I’m in the White Mountains, New Hampshire hiking with my family. It’s easy to find rest and relaxation here amongst the crystal clear lake and soaring mountains overhead. What is more difficult is […]
A Walking on Sacred Ground reader sent in this story.. Father John Powell, a professor at Loyola University in Chicago, writes about a student in his Theology of Faith class named Tommy:Some twelve years ago, I stood watching my university student’s file into the classroom for our first session in the Theology of Faith. That […]
My Father’s Final Gift Written by Paula Ezop on Saturday, June 14, 2014 I would like to share my father’s final gift with you – a gift he unknowingly gave to me in death. I received this most precious gift on a beautiful sunny day in April. I’ll never forget the sky, it was so blue […]
On this Memorial Day, we thank all the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. “It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” – General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
In Remembrance… from a Walking on Sacred Ground subscriber Yesterday evening at 6:40, I watched my husband and his siblings watch their oldest brother take his last breath. It was solemn and quiet, nothing but the faint sounds of the respirator and sobs of loving family members. At one point the nurse came in […]