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Archive for January, 2007

Larry and Vicki

My friends are both undergoing an enormous ordeal today–Larry will be in surgery for 12 hours, for the removal of a tumor. Vicki, his loving wife and my dear friend, will be keeping a vigil. The implcations are huge–Larry, a singer and musician by hobby, will probably lose his tongue. The faith, strength and courage they have shown in the face of this have humbled me.

We do not get through this life without scars of battle, but I firmly believe the essence of a person, the God-spark, is eternal and immortal. While Larry’s body may not be whole, his

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Today I’ll be choosing finalists for my 2006 Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women, and believe me, it won’t be easy. I wish I could award a scholarship to everyone who applied, but of course I can’t, so it’s push up the sleeves and decide time.

If you do not win, the 2007 program will be beginning soon. Watch the website for details.

On a personal note, my good friend Larry Webster is having surgery tomorrow and will need all your prayers and good thoughts. My stepmother, Edith Lael, is still hospitalized but back in Grand Coulee, where she has

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