Linda Jensen leads a relatively quiet life in Westchester County, New York, as the owner of a highly-acclaimed garden. Inherited from her parents, the garden is her pride and joy. What is not so joyful is finding a strange man sprawled near her delphiniums! The mysterious man is sick, unable to do anything more than drink water—and beg for secrecy. Ignoring all alarm bells, Linda sees to his needs, but her caring act takes on unexpected significance, an unpresentable glory.


Cancer, Part 2

  For the 90% of you who might not have picked up from my last blog that I may have LUNG CANCER (biopsy still to come), here’s Part 2 of what God is doing in my life. Admittedly, my news was sort of buried in the middle of last week's post, and as Cousin Sally pointed...

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Stones and D-Day

What’s the definition of STONE, STONING, STONED? A hard, mineral substance A form of execution The effect of being high on drugs Might a collector of stones be called a “stoner?” If so, I’m one. There was a time when my attic was in danger of collapse from the number...

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My Life in Boxes

Daughter Rachel decreed that we  EMPTY our attic. NOW. She set a date and showed up at 8 AM. The heavy stuff, requiring strong backs, is still up there. But at least 50 boxes of varying size and shape now grace hallways, bedrooms, living room. The contents of these...

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Ellie Klutztafson

MY LIFE HAS TAKEN ON A STRANGE PATTERN. I’m hoping you can put a name to it. Recent happenings: Got new glasses. Problem: They were no better than the old ones. Go get eyes retested. Eye-doctor visit. Pulled the address from Contacts. Got there. Right practice; wrong...

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The Empty Egg

This is a very special story, adapted from an Upper Room devotional book and based on “The Story of Philip” by Harry Pritchett, Jr. Philip was born a mongoloid—a pleasant child—happy, it seemed, but increasingly aware of the difference between himself and other...

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Author Eleanor Gustafson

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