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Coping with the Holidays When You are Grieving

The end of each year brings a flurry of holidays—Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Years. Along with all the joys of the season comes all of the stresses and strains of shopping, travel, meal planning and preparation, holiday decorations and family dynamics. If you are still filled with the emotions of having lost a […]

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Honoring Veterans

Veterans Day—November 11— is a day to honor those who have served in the armed services of our great nation.  Originally known as Armistice Day, our Congress commemorated this day to celebrate the “cessation of the most destructive, sanguinary, and far reaching war in human annals” as World War I finally came to an end […]

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What is a Patriot?

What is a Patriot?  The easy answer can be found in a dictionary.  Webster’s tells you a Patriot is someone who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests.  That definition may answer the question but there’s far more needed to fully answer the question. When asked to name a Patriot, many […]

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