A journey where hopes and fears unite

It is that time of year when I am thinking about the journey to Bethlehem. And like Mary and Joseph’s journey, our personal journeys can be difficult. During the past three years, my husband John and I traveled together through the most difficult time of our 46-year marriage. It was three years ago when John was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis – a terminal lung disease.

On October 10, I had the privilege of holding John i