Tom Allen

Gratitude

By Tom Allen The more I open myself to gratitude, the more readily I see God at work in the world, and in real time. There are certain daily experiences that trigger my consciousness of that presence. This checklist helps me remember. Moments of: Beauty,...

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From Ashes, to Incarnation

by Tom Allen. February 10 is Ash Wednesday. It is the day on which Christians remember that from dust we came and to dust we shall return. To be an Alzheimer’s care giver demands finding life while sitting in the ashes. I helped Julie change her clothes. She had on 2...

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Discerning Choices When The Stakes Are High

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Discerning Choices When The Stakes Are High By Tom Allen Well, I have moved my wife, Julie, into a memory care community. (She was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at age 57. She is now 63.) It is the hardest thing I have ever had to do....

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