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Angels among us: Christmas a time to share love, hope

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This fall has been a wild ride of ricocheting emotions for me.

My husband and I celebrated our 30th anniversary and I had my 60th birthday, both occasions bringing sweet reflections and celebrations.

At the same time, my sister Diane was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Aug. 9, and after a brief and ravaging journey, died on Oct. 21.

The polarity of these experiences, combined with the profound emotions each brought, made me think of a quote by my favorite writer, Frederick Buechner.

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