The Angel of Transition

The Angel of Transition

Angel: Hello, Lew. Lew Hi!  Do I know you? You look familiar… A: I’ve been around.  You’ve probably seen me before but we’ve never met officially. L: But you know my name. A: Yes, Lew. I know a lot of people who know you. I just saw your Papaw...
Art and Healing: A Personal Reflection

Art and Healing: A Personal Reflection

After Lew died in 1998, I did a series of pen and ink drawings as my self-prescribed art therapy. In 1999 I met Chris Hammond, editor of the Wayne E. Oates Institute Online Journal. I had previously met Chris on-line. The night before I first met Chris in person I had...

The Welcoming Committee

How do they know in heaven to gather at the gate? How does the word get spread: “Prepare yourself! She’s coming!” Watchers on this side wonder, “Why is she waiting? What else needs to happen? Is there a face she longs to see — a voice once more to hear?” Maybe...