I was completely and utterly unprepared for the wave of emotions that consumed me. No one told me, warned me, or equipped me with how to handle the very challenging, life-changing event of my child leaving home to go off to college.
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Admittedly, it is a challenge to sit here and not tear up as I think about my grandmother with whom I’ve been so close with all my life, recalling so many treasured moments with her. But now, even as I face losing her, I look forward to being to my own grandchildren what she was to me and I find myself contemplative. What makes one’s life valuable?
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The gathering of those who are close to us and celebrating without the stress of gift buying and giving that goes along with Christmas is one of the reasons I love Thanksgiving. Now don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas too! It is my absolute favorite Holiday but there is something about the simplicity of Thanksgiving that holds great appeal for me. A day dedicated to giving thanks. No gifts necessary, just an attitude of gratitude.
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It’s not the most travelled Holiday of the year without reason. Seeing family and loved ones to celebrate with and give thanks together for the year of blessings is important. We were created for family, for community.
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Ever take a road trip? A really long one? Like a trip that took two days or longer and you wondered if you were ever going to get there? If as a kid you took any such trips you may remember feeling some anticipation of reaching your destination…
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