Monthly Archives: May 2012

Love at First Write

Raymond and I met on the internet.  I have saved our daily correspondence that continued for two months before we met in person.  Needless to say, the saved file of these interactions, explorations and truly sharing our deepest hearts desires, … Continue reading

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Thank God for Girlfriends

Over the years, I’ve learned to pick my friends carefully.  I have a handful of close friends in Michigan, and I also have a handful of close friends in Hawaii.  These friends have been there with me through all the … Continue reading

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Just BE

So many people have asked me “What are your plans?” “What are you going to do now?”  A good friend of mine and I were talking, and he asked “What are you going to do now, any travel plans or … Continue reading

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I Witnessed

By Robin Hellenberg (my loving sister) Last Saturday, Raymond in his own bed, that he shared with his soulmate….  Heard “the most gentle whisper” from The One, that he wasn’t even sure would speak to him. Raymond, Jesus’ time is … Continue reading

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Raymond is home

I fear my beloved Raymond is dying.  I write this with tears streaming down my face, watching him sleep on the couch next to me.  His lungs are working so hard to get air in them.  He has lost 35 … Continue reading

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Ray is in the hospital again

Ray is in the hospital again.  For the past four days he has been very fatigued and has been sleeping the better part of most days.  His color is pale, it just doesn’t look right. He’s coughing much more than … Continue reading

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