Category Archives: Family

Losing a leader

Death is a part of life. Birth gives us the “from” and death gives us the “to” when a life is defined in earthly terms. Louise Balentine (1928-2017) passed away peacefully surrounded by her children – a mother, grandmother, daughter, … Continue reading

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Faith, finances, fitness, family. All are important. How do you rank them? What gets priority? Type these into an internet search and you’re likely to find adding friends, fun and future. In the end, we will still pass on. It’s … Continue reading

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They keep it real. They don’t hide the facts. They encourage each other. They cry when they’re sad. They laugh when they’re overjoyed. They live to go on. They dedicate their plaque to the memory of those who have died. … Continue reading

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It’s not always about who you’re related to. Family can be by blood, adoption or association. They feel what you feel. They experience what you experience. They care about you. Be there for your family. Tweet

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It’s another day

It may be just another day. But for some, it’s a milestone. I’ll probably get in trouble for this. But I’m doing it anyway. Happy 50th sis. I hope you have at least 50 more! Tweet

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