Category Archives: Kasdorf (Julia)

Offer Healing to Every House You Enter

Mother’s Day this year has taken on special meaning as my 94-year-old mother-in-law passed away yesterday. This Julia Kasdorf poem captures what Jeanette Miksch passed along to my own Julia.

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