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A story of hope, faith and charity

  Hope … it’s a wonderful four-letter word.  Hope offers possibilities; hope suggests that the good will prevail.  It makes us happy.   It fills us with expansiveness and can make our tight, constricted worlds crack open with a little wiggle room for the good stuff to find its way.  Hope has us looking up.  Hope, especially the […]

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The Thunderclap of Sudden Death

Sudden death hits like an enormous, out-of-the-blue thunderclap to the heart. It is a sucker punch to the gut. You search your brain thinking that this can’t be true. One minute the person is there; the next minute they’re gone. Like a flame extinguished, you are plunged into a darkness that is incomprehensible and, often, […]

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Dr. Peebles: change vs. love

  Don’t resolve to change yourself, resolve to love yourself more deeply. Dr. Peebles     Dr. Peebles’ words sound simple, but they are exceedingly profound. If we treat ourselves with love and compassion, we will automatically do right by ourselves – across the board. It’s not easy, but endeavor to love, cherish, nourish and […]

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