Posts Tagged ‘ love our neighbors ’

The Many Forms of Love

Aug 9th, 2020 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Goopy Liquid Food

I don’t know Father Michael Renninger, Pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richmond, VA, but I wish I did. Mark Wingfield (I wish I knew him too) wrote an article in Baptist News Global July 23, 2020, that I read recently. It’s entitled “Why we must not look away in the current crisis.”

In the article, Wingfield recounts the story he heard from Fr Renninger, about the time he visited his grandparents on the way home from college. He walked in on a startling scene, and almost turned around and walked out. His grandfather had serious health issues and was being fed liquid food, which at that point in time “…was splattered all over his grandfather, whose face was red.”



JUST FOR SUNDAY: 11/18/12

Nov 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Pre-election posts on my Facebook page were so interesting, and challenging, to read. My friends, knowing I am a retired social worker and educator, posted many comments that favored providing much-needed assistance to women and children (Jesus referred to them as ‘widows and orphans’.) Other comments supported the progress our country has made in the past four years with universal healthcare, eliminating some major terrorists in the world and hope for college tuition and immigration reform.

Other friends, knowing I am a retired social worker and educator, posted comments totally foreign and alien to my values. They supported the need (?) to protect tax cuts