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A model in ‘finishing well’

My dear friends marked their daughter’s 44th birthday on Saturday, the way they’ve faced it for nearly 20 years — with sweet memories, thoughts of what might have been, a desire to share special moments with her and a deep slice of … Continue reading

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Life lessons from ‘The Sender’

A review of The Sender: A story about when right words make all the difference Admittedly a fan of leadership books in general, I was certain to like Kevin Elko and Bill Beausay’s The Sender. But what I didn’t anticipate … Continue reading

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The difference a toy can make

I know you will want one as soon as you hear about it, but there is only one that exists and it was sweet Belle’s doll. We aren’t sure where she got it but one day as she played with … Continue reading

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Definitely the right decision

What do you see when you look back? What do the anniversary milestones indicate? Do you ever look back at past decisions and shiver when you realize what you would have missed out on if you had not made the choice you … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, sweet Belle

Belle’s Ball May 24, 2015 — Belle would have turned 8 today. By Catherine Williams (friend of Belle’s Aunt Jen Jen) Belle my sweet girl we still miss you so You are with Your heavenly Father, this we all know … Continue reading

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He’s only 9, but he’s stepping up

Jack is a good-looking kid with a lovable smile who lives life in full-throttle and has a thirst for activity, adventure and amusement. He also can be a bit loud, but the volume merely represents the excitement he is experiencing … Continue reading

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Allowing others to hold the rope provides blessing both ways

“Belle will be featured in my prayers this day — for her, for each one who has a part in caring for her and Aunt Jen Jen, may the Lord wrap you in His loving comfort and enduring courage.” Prayers … Continue reading

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