Category Archives: Blessings

Stories of two people who know what it is like to feel left out on Valentine’s Day.

KEN’S STORY In the 1940s, when Ken wasn’t much older than the young kindergarten children his daughter teaches today, his teacher placed a big box decorated with paper hearts and lace on her desk. She explained that Valentines cards are … Continue reading

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Each of us can impact the lives of others……without costing us a penny.

Often we don’t know the struggles someone is going through. Therefore, never underestimate the incalculable impact that the smallest kindness, or a warm smile can have, to remind and encourage others that they are important to the world; bringing hope … Continue reading

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A GIFT OF SERVICE FROM THE HEART

Giving of oneself often costs nothing more than time, yet can mean the world to someone,  just knowing that someone cares.  Presence over presents:  sit with someone at the hospital to give a family member a break minister to others … Continue reading

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Maybe Dad Was Wrong……

Many of us were taught as a young child that boys don’t cry and as men we often bury our feelings in an attempt to conform to social pressure. However, we now know that the benefits associated with crying include healing … Continue reading

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A New Friend

  HOW I MET THE AMAZING RESHELE A couple of days before Christmas I had gone to Joann’s to get a couple of items. Ahead of me was a lady with a huge basket of fabric who told me to … Continue reading

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