Tag Archives: Deanna Petersohn

Globe Trotting with Deanna

On October 20th many years ago, Linda and I were married in Old Town Chelsea, London.  On October 23rd we picked up our closest friend, Deanna Petersohn, from Heathrow Airport to continue exploring England and France with. Early Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Psalm 103: Transience and Compassion

I believe Psalm 103 makes this crucial connection: our souls Praise the Lord because He knows we are like flowers. God has compassion on us because we will not last—we blow in the wind and are gone—and this transience is, paradoxically, profoundly bitter … Continue reading

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What the Widow’s Mite Adds Up To

Friday, early morning, the day after Thanksgiving 2015, we lost our closest friend, Deanna Petersohn, to an aggressive cancer.  Less than three months passed between her diagnosis and her death.  She was only 60.  A quick and outrageous wit, extraordinary loyalty, … Continue reading

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