Category "Thought for the week"

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Thoughts for the Week for August 10, 2015

At Grimes Funeral Chapels . . . We believe that our first duty to the families in our community is to serve our friends with a professional, yet a caring and personal attitude. Dignity, understanding, honest and value are our […]

Thoughts for the Week for August 3, 2015

“Life is sweet because of the friends we have made And the things which in common we share; We want to live on, not because of ourselves, But because of the ones who would care. It’s living and doing for […]

Thoughts for the Week for July 27, 2015

Much has been said and written about gossip. Shakespeare described it, “Foul whisperings.” . . . Walter Winchell said it is–“The art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.” . . . George Meredith depicts it […]

Thoughts for the Week for July 20, 2015

The Art of Getting Along By Wilferd A Peterson PRAYER OF A PARENT . . . Great parent of mankind, help me in my divine task of parenthood; Help me to see a child’s problems through his eyes; Keep ever […]

Thoughts for the Week for July 13, 2015

“Mother Nature is providential. She gives us 12 years to develop a love for our children before turning them into teen-agers.” – William A. Galvin We all know that the “teen-age” years can be a hectic time for both the […]

Thoughts for the Week for July 6, 2015

Why do we urge one to consider advance planning or preplanning of your funeral? Planning your funeral in advance gives you the control to make your wishes known. With advanced planning it also permits you to consider the feelings of […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 29, 2015

Thomas Carlyle said: “The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. Since July 4, 1776, our country has climbed over a lot of granite. We […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 22, 2015

Recently I came across a statement by that most inspiring of women, Helen Keller. Living in a world in which there was neither sound or light, she became one of the world’s greatest figures. Her statement awakens us to the […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 15, 2015

I wrote the following thought over ten years ago but I feel there are so many “truths” in it, I want to share it with you again: “Give us a nation of good fathers, and we will have a nation […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 8, 2015

What is a Flag? That oblong piece of cloth, with its bright dyes, is the visible symbol of America today—An America more precious, more wonderful than before, because the gifts it has given us are threatened, as never before, with […]