Category "Thought for the week"

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Thoughts for the Week for May 29, 2017

“Youth is not entirely a time of life; it is a state of mind. It is not wholly a matter of ripe cheeks, red lips, or supple knees. It is a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 22, 2017

“Let us bury one in our greatest place of honour,” said the Rev. David Railton, an army chaplain of Great Britain, “to represent all the unknown.” Upon this suggestion came the idea of the Unknown Soldier. In Westminster Abbey in […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 15, 2017

While most people do not like to think about their own death or that of a close family member, funeral pre-planning and even pre-financing can ease possible problems associated with death. There are many reasons that people pre-plan their own […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 8, 2017

MOTHERS! There’s nobody like a Mother! She is a very special kind of person! One can always tell who is a Mother, because she . . . kissed your cuts and scrapes to make them better (or well); she cried […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 1, 2017

Nightingale Pledge, 1893 “I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 24, 2017

We all know that there is a vast difference between learning and wisdom. Learning involves the accumulation of facts, and in creditable as it is to realize, many a person who is positively a walking encyclopedia, has not enough sense […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 17, 2017

As professionals dealing with death and bereavement, we know the death of someone you love can change your lives drastically. Major decisions have to be made at this time . . . Whether you should stay in your home . […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 10, 2017

It is Easter–the occasion for Christians to rejoice again the celebration of the Resurrection. It is Easter–the occasion for a new beginning in our lives; an occasion for renewal of the spirit. It is Easter–a time of awakening to new […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 3, 2017

Thinking and thanking are two words that belong together . . . Think about this! If you think enough about what you have, instead of complaining about what you don’t have; if you think enough about the good that has […]

Thoughts for the Week for March 27, 2017

The tongue can do a world of good ‘but it can also do a world of evil’. A word of strife can break a heart, ruin a trip, break up a family or ruin friendships. . . The Apostle Peter […]