Something to reflect on as you sit down to your Thanksgiving dinner: If you had been a Pilgrim, would you have given thanks? Consider what they had been through, the men and women who broke bread together on that first Thanksgiving in 1621. They had uprooted themselves and sailed for America, an endeavor so hazardous […]

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Alone In A Crowded Room

I wished the small room would open up and swallow me whole. Just envelop me into an abyss that would simultaneously hide me and remove me. It’s painful to be in a crowded room and feel all alone. Everyone had someone. Their chatting and laughing lilted in a symphony of connection. I looked around, and […]

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WHAT HAPPENS IN HEAVEN WHEN WE PRAY?

WHAT HAPPENS IN HEAVEN WHEN WE PRAY? I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, “This is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to God said in […]

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Conscious Caregiving

Conscious Caregiving Nurture Yourself While Helping Another Deborah Shouse “If you’re depressed, tired or sick, your caregiving is likely to suffer,” counsels John Schall, CEO of Caregiver Action Network, in Washington, D.C., and a former family caregiver. “For the sake of your loved one, take care of yourself.” The AARP estimates that some 34 million […]

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