for my friend, Leslie W., who is looking for teaching work or other in Eastern Canada this summer and is relocating once again.
for my grandma, Amelia, who is recovering from heart failure.
for my grandfather, John, who suffers from dementia and for the patience and strength of his caretakers, Rosella, Elaine, and Lydell.
for neighbors who are embroiled in domestic abuse and child custody battles.
for a custodian friend, Paul, who is hoping for a transfer to a new school
for my father, John, who is addicted to alcohol
for my mother, Janet, who suffers from lack of estrogen/lashing out and who is grieving the suffering health of her own mother
for my dear professor friend, Darci, and the strength to continue God’s work in her teaching and to be befriended and supported by her colleagues
for my cousin who took the morning-after pill after a horrible situation
for my dear friend, Annie, who suffered a miscarriage
for my elderly dog, Cheyenne, who is not eating well
for my brother, Joseph, in the Air Force for his safety and better communication from his wife and him towards me