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Won’t Be Home for the Holidays

12/09/2012

If you’ve lost someone through illness or accident and are dreading the holidays, the following ideas from Mothers against Drunk Drivers (MADD) may help. Don’t plan to be miserable.
After experiencing a loss, there is a tendency to think that you’ll never be happy again. While there may be difficult times, know that there will also be times of love, joy, and of reaching out to others. Expect to fully experience the happy as well as the sad.

Alternative Gifts

11/27/2012

Gifts were originally given shortly after Christ’s birth by the wise men.  They each had significance and were no doubt used to finance Joseph and Mary’s flight into Egypt.  Today we follow this tradition but sadly, gift-giving has gotten out of hand.  We’ve become harried and obsessed with having piles of gifts or very expensive […]