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Legacy

“Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime. And departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time.” -Longfellow (I think) I remember this stanza of poetry on a get well card I received … Continue reading

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Sorrow revisited

The little voice from the top of the stairs said, “One..whee…two whee.” Our grandson, visiting with his family from Texas, had learned to come down the stairs on his bottom, counting along the way. He entered the living room with … Continue reading

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Love means action, not just romantic thoughts

I’ve thought a lot about the meaning of Valentine’s Day. We have never made a lot of the day since grade school. We commemorate it in small ways: cards, chocolates, flowers, maybe a special dessert. Many celebrate romantic love on … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

Life goes on. And whether or not our school children remember or our college students know what really happened, 9-11-01 changed life in America. On one hand it made us painfully aware of other parts of the world, made us … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Father’s Day

Many people tell me I’m blessed to still have my mother, and I agree. I am also blessed to have many good memories of my father. Leukemia took his life in 1982. Like all fathers, he was not a perfect … Continue reading

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A Day for Remembrance

Many years ago I marched in the Memorial Day parade in my home town as a member of the high school band, along with veterans, Boy and Girl Scouts, and various other groups. We’d stop at the Susquehanna River to … Continue reading

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Who Do You Follow?

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” (John 10:27 NKJ) My husband sometimes uses an experience with sheep as an illustration for a sermon. He tells of the time when my father, who kept … Continue reading

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