Category "Thought for the week"

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Thoughts for the Week for June 19, 2017

Today there are some who find themselves asking, “What good does a funeral really do?” Beyond providing a proper burial for the deceased, the funeral does a great deal for those whose lives go on. For the bereaved family, their […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 12, 2017

We all know that there are many different sides of being a father . . . BEING A FATHER is Atlas supporting two worlds on his shoulders; A competitive no-nonsense world with cash rewards and the warm private world offering […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 5, 2017

Is it possible to wave the Flag too much? No. We are not waving the Flag, not nearly enough. The Flag is a symbol of our national unity. It is the spirit of our undying devotion to our Country. It […]

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 . […]