Category Archives: Blessings

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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HEALTH BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER

Did you know that seventy percent of disease processes are directly related to stress,  which triggers hormones that suppress the immune system,  raise blood pressure and can lead to fatal obstructions in arteries? Cortisol and adrenaline are activated during times … Continue reading

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Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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Heirloom Seed Library in Oklahoma?

You can  actually  check out purple carrots, freckled lettuces and a rainbow of heirloom tomatoes at the  Tulsa City-County Library  where Tulsans can share home-saved garden seeds. The seed library  is a  public, circulating collection of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds. … Continue reading

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Want a tree to plant in your yard…for free?

Plant a tree in your yard  Up With Trees will be giving away tree seedlings at EcoFest  Saturday March 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tulsa Community College Northeast Campus 3727 E. Apache St. Tulsa, OK Come get your … Continue reading

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The Hardest Working Man in Town

On one side of the street a young man  the picture of health, lean  and physically fit,   and who appeared to be capable of working, chooses to beg, by holding a sign asking for handouts. On the other side … Continue reading

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