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November 26, 2019

From the Rector

Are you ready? This year, Advent’s clarion call, “Prepare!” is more poignant than usual in the Bunkehouse.  In addition to the customary preparations for the holidays (setting up an Advent wreath, tending to wacky calendars, cleaning, writing the family Advent letter, shopping, prepping decorations..), a couple family members’ health changes have taken us deeper. Several weeks ago, Kay’s brother, Jim, collapsed at work – knocked to the floor with excruciating pain.  Jim’s wife stayed with us while he was a patient at St. Luke’s, where tests on his broken vertebrae eventually revealed a stage four metastatic cancer.  Within the same time frame, Kay’s mom, Lois, injured her back, necessitating an ER run, follow-up tests, and treatment.  Kay spent a week […]