Category "Thought for the week"

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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 […]

Thoughts for the Week for June 1, 2015

Do you remember oilcloth? Before the days of the plastic tablecloth, it was a very useful table and shelf covering. You wiped it off easily, so laundry was not a problem. It lasted a long time, even if the floral […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 25, 2015

Students across the nation are receiving high school and college diplomas at this time of year. Some schools even hand our diplomas to Kindergarten students. A comment on this highly desirable event is timely. First, every college or high school […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 18, 2015

Following World War I, each of the Allied Powers– United States, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Italy and Portugal–buried one of its unknown dead in the capital, or near it, and made the tomb a shrine in memory of all soldiers […]

Thoughts for the Week May 11, 2015

The third Saturday is May is Armed Forces Day. This is a day set aside to salute all of the men and women in ALL branches of the service who protect our country and you! The founding of Armed Forces […]

Thoughts for the Week for May 4, 2015

A MOTHER’S TRIBUTE TO HER CHILDREN . . . “When I first looked at that tiny wrinkled face and those little clinched fists, “What was Mother’s Day!” . . . I have shared so many happy moments with you, some […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 27, 2015

“Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.” – Victor Hugo Bush, in his proclamation in 2004 stated, “Prayer is an opportunity to praise God for His […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 20, 2015

Did you ever put something in the wrong place and wonder later where it was? Of course you have. We all have. Sometimes when the thing shows up, we ask the silly question, “How did it get there?” We know […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 13, 2015

Why do we have funerals anyway? There are many reasons. Actually the funeral has existed since the beginning of recorded history . . . It is a time when people gather together to express their concern and provide support for […]

Thoughts for the Week for April 6, 2015

“Nowadays it isn’t the little red schoolhouse one comes upon, but the little-read schoolboy. – Cy N. Peace. Reading is magic. It enables us to experience and ponder the past. It helps us to live more happily and wisely in […]