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Writings by Ruth Tervol

Grandparents as Spiritual Guides

by Ruth Tervol I grew up in Michigan. Our farm was rich in luscious vegetation and abundant crops. Mother’s garden would sprout on cue every spring. Every year we raised cows, chickens, and pigs. Some years we even raised lambs. … Continue reading

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It Has Been a Year of Laughter and Sorrow

by Ruth Tervol October 2013 Because You have been my help, therefore in the shadow of Your wings I will rejoice, My soul follows close behind You; Your right hand upholds me. Psalm 63:7-8 My husband, Richard Marcott Tervol, died … Continue reading

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Springtime in My Soul

APRIL 3, 2013 By Ruth Tervol      Springtime is a time of growth – there is gentle but rich and fierce growth going on in my garden among the lilacs and the mud, the perennials and the muck around … Continue reading

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The Big One that Did Not Get Away

by Ruth Tervol It is an amazing event to find oneself in the middle of a dream, but here I was in the middle of my lifelong dream. My husband and I had landed in Anchorage, Alaska the evening before … Continue reading

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Our Old Barn

by Ruth Tervol She stood looking all skinny and meowing as if she had something to tell me. The search was on to find the old “Ma” cat’s new kittens.  As soon as I would find her kittens, she picked … Continue reading

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Angels Passing with a Truck Driver

by Ruth Tervol It seemed like the rain would never stop as I heard a knock on my front door. I went to see who could possibly be out in the downpour.  It was my neighbor. She was finishing her … Continue reading

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Richard Marcott Tervol

September 15, 1934 – October 3, 2012 by Ruth Tervol (2012) His mother called him Richard, co-workers called him Dick, and I call him Rich. He was my Hero, my sweetheart, and my lover. He was the gentlest man I … Continue reading

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