Monday, June 21 2021 - 2:52 AM

Family Life

Giving The Gift of Life

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Death sometimes occurs abruptly, surprising unprepared relatives and loved ones. Then there’s the question of organ donation. Often families are asked to make this life-saving …

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Navigating Grief

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it,” observed Helen Keller. Many people have experienced the deep …

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Older Caregivers

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It began with: “In sickness and in health….” It has been a promise, a commitment, and a way of life—a very personal part of couple …

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Knowing Names

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Parents and friends of children and youth are responsible for helping younger generations avoid drugs and risky sexual behaviors. If we neglect to do this, …

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Euthanasia and Ethics

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Ethicist and author, Mark Carr, shares from his own heart as he examines tough questions about ethics and end of life decisions. I never imagined …

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Addictive Behaviors

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What is addiction? How can you tell if someone you care about is addicted to a mind-altering substance, activity, or process? And what should you …

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Getting Along

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Why can’t we all just get along? Have you ever wondered why it is so difficult to get along with each other? Within your family? …

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Funeral Planning

No sooner had my mother stopped breathing, than my family had to start making a myriad of decisions. My father knew which funeral service to …

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The Words of a Child

Out of the mouth of babes you may have heard statements like these, “You stupid dummy!” “You dirty dog!” or “Jacob is a crybaby!” Perhaps …

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