Memorial Day: A Day To Honor Our Fallen Soldiers

As a kid, Memorial Day was a day off of school when we’d have a picnic somewhere.  That’s the way it is for a lot of people, but that’s not really what it’s about.  According to Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was called originally, was set aside to be a day of remembrance…
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We’ve all been there, walking down the aisle at the store when someone behind you isn’t paying attention and they ram their shopping cart into the back of your ankles.  Ooo!!!  That SMARTS!!!  It’s bad enough that your ankles will be stinging for the next four hours, but then you get a huffy “hmfph” as…
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Reflecting On Motherhood…

I sat this morning with my cup of tea in the quiet of the house, before everyone else was awake, and was contemplating my life.  It’s Mother’s Day.  What does that mean?  What does that mean to me? Mother’s Day has always been a day of relaxation, good food, and family at our house.  We…
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There’s No Commandment To Judge People

When we look at our newborns their future flashes before our eyes.  We see our sons as gentlemen, suave, debonair, handsome, a good job, a stand-up husband and terrific super dad, happily married with at least two beautiful children, one boy and one girl.  We see our daughters as exceptional women, classy, independent, a true lady, with a good job, a model…
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When Religion Goes Too Far

I saw a story the other morning ( about a 20-year old girl who struggles in pain for each breath she takes.  She has for many years.  Why?  Because she suffers with a congenital heart defect that was completely repairable back when she was young, but it was never found.  Doctors had nothing to do…
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