Mylah De Leon

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The girls he left behind

Thirty three years ago, my husband left me. He died. Leaving a house filled of daughters, young and adorable, innocent, with the world on their side. In the face of adversity, we were not permitted to ask, “Why me?” You … Continue reading

May 24, 2017

Our fascination with the Bible

“IT ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.” — Mark Twain It is the time I prepare myself for worship on Sunday — by reading beautiful … Continue reading

May 21, 2017

Angels of mercy in the medical arena

Nursing is most certainly a world in itself. Even as the American health care debate rages, these remarkable men and women quietly continue to provide the day to day grit from the edge of life. Each practicing in a variety … Continue reading

May 03, 2017

Kindly men called doctors

Everyone pretty much agrees that if you exercise and eat right and don’t smoke or drink or annoy a cop, you’ll never die.  I have been told that by my internist, cardiologist, psychiatrist and all of their nurses, receptionists and … Continue reading

May 02, 2017

The language of laughter

“Neither of us would ever die of love, we will grieve, part and separate.  For we were not meant to be tragedians.  We were meant to be comedians.” –  Graham Green, “The Comedians” I have always wanted to write something … Continue reading

April 26, 2017

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