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Can I skip Mother’s Day this year: I miss Mom

All this talk about Mother’s Day. Can I just skip it please?  Everywhere I look, there are Mother’s Day wishes, commercials and constant reminders.  This is one of the hardest holidays for me.  It reminds me of my mom and I’m reminded of how much I miss her. Recently I met a woman who told … Continue reading

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My Sweet Lorraine: A Beautiful Tribute From a Grieving Husband

I was so touched by this story I heard today. A 96-year-old man wrote a song about his late wife. Together for 75 years, Fred Stobaugh entered his song in a contest. In his entry letter he said he was not a musician and not a very good singer but Fred’s story was touching. When … Continue reading

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Dealing with grief through the years

Have you ever felt the ache of loss, or the unending pain of grief? When someone we love dies, the grief can be overwhelming. Initially we may struggle with denial, acting like it never happened. Often times we will say, it doesn’t seem real. We don’t feel the deep loss yet, our heart is trying … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Loss and Grief During the Holidays

The days of grief are profound. Grief is all-consuming and it paralyzes the human spirit. Whether the loss was recent, or it happened years ago, dealing with loss during the holidays can feel like yesterday’s pain. Memories flood out, heartache seeps in, and the soul weeps in anguish. Nothing prepares one to face grief. Friends, … Continue reading

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Day 303 Question 303

Originally posted on It's a New Day…:
Day 303 Question 303:  Who is the most important person in your life?  Today my dad called me and told me that my mother was in the hospital.  She had been having some sharp pains in her back near her left shoulder blade.  I had to be…

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Remembering 9/11: We Will Never Forget

We will never forget. It’s the words we use on this day, eleven years later, we still remember. I was driving to work this morning, listening to the radio. Hearing the stories of survivors, listening to the names of the victims being read, and praying for all the victim’s families. It was on 9/11, the … Continue reading

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Exploring Soul Searching Quotes for Wisdom and Truth

My soul hungers for knowledge. My heart thirsts for answers. My spirit lingers for truth. As long as I can remember I have searched for wisdom and knowledge. In gaining such wisdom, I crave more of it. With soul searching quotes, I seek what my heart desires. In simpler terms, the more I get, the … Continue reading

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God Knows Your Plans and Your Needs: He Knows Your Heart

“Your blocked door doesn’t mean God doesn’t love you. Quite the opposite. It’s proof that he does.” – Max Lucado You try one door after another, yet no one responds to your résumé. No university accepts your application. No doctor has a remedy for your illness. No buyers look at your home. Your marriage is … Continue reading

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A special birthday that I almost forgot

Today I spent so much time trying to invest in my future, I took less time to appreciate all my blessings. Life is like that in a lot of ways. We dance to our own music, play along with the balancing act, and forget to stop and smell the roses. It’s my Dad’s birthday and … Continue reading

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The Execution of Troy Davis

I did not know this man. I did not know his story or the police officer that was fatally shot. Yet I became intrigued to follow the story over the last several days like many others. Troy Davis made national headlines this week as supporters attempted to stop his execution. Convicted over 20 years ago for killing … Continue reading

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