We Can Agree to Disagree

We Can Agree to Disagree

Since the presidential election there has been a firestorm of articles, social media posts, and heated comments and replies back and forth from extremely unhappy voters and those who feel compelled to try and change other people’s minds. What an exercise in futility....

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We Can Agree On Integrity

We Can Agree On Integrity

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home. (Confucius) In today’s society, many words that once had positive connotations now have negative connotations ... religion, morals, Christian, conservative. A word that has come up recently in our family...

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Who Else Wants More Happiness?

Who Else Wants More Happiness?

I took my dad for a "routine follow-up" visit, and the doctor sent him directly to the hospital announcing, "The bone is infected and you will probably lose your leg." So much for breaking it to us gently. My mom had pneumonia so she was home-bound. My older sister...

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Not Talking About Death – THIS is a Tragedy

Not Talking About Death – THIS is a Tragedy

Last week I survived the 13th anniversary of my son’s death. Even after 13 years, it is a painful day. In fact, the days and weeks leading up to the anniversary date are extremely emotional and anxious and heart-wrenching. Those who have not experienced this kind of...

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3 Simple Ideas to Help You Live After Loss

3 Simple Ideas to Help You Live After Loss

Learning to live without your loved one is a long and difficult road to travel. Through books,support groups, blind luck, and the grace of God, I have learned many things that were of great help to me. I share three simple ideas here. I hope they help you on your...

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