Category "Thought for the week"

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Thoughts for the Week for November 3, 2014

May we all live to see the day when disputes between all nations will be decided fairly in an atmosphere of friendship and good will. While that is still only a hope, let Veteran’s Day remind us that the strength, […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 27, 2014

Fears are nature’s way of warning us to be careful and to prepare for the task at hand. They keep us from being fool-hardy. We need them, as long as we use them and do not let them use us, […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 20, 2014

Faith in others begins with faith in yourself; faith in yourself is strengthened by faith in God . . . It has been said that faith is not a substitute for thought, but the basis for thinking. Faith is taking […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 13, 2014

What’s the secret of success? Since success can mean different things to different people, success itself should first be defined. Just what is success? An accumulation of money? In some cases, yes. In others, no. For example, what satisfaction is […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 6, 2014

We all know that we should live each day as it comes . . . sometimes this is a hard thing to do. We seem to be burdened with yesterday’s troubles and tomorrow’s anticipation and fears . . . With […]

Thoughts for Week for September 29, 2014

We all know that life is not an everlasting picnic in perfect weather. On the contrary, it is a matter of struggle, a mixture of triumph and failure, joy and sorrow. In our daily lives we continually face difficult decisions, […]

Thoughts for the Week for September 22, 2014

We all know that it is seldom easy to thoroughly understand another person.  In fact, the actions, thoughts, and emotions of others leave us baffled.  WE find this to be especially true when they are so contrary to”our way of […]

Thoughts for the Week for September 15, 2014

YOU TELL ON YOURSELF You tell on yourself by the friends you seek, By the very manner in which you speak; By the way yo employ your leisure time, By the use you make of dollar and dime . . […]

Thoughts for the Week for September 8, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

Sunday, September 7th, is National Grandparents Day, as proclaimed by President Jimmy Carter.  He stated, “As we seek to strengthen the enduring values of the family, it is appropriate that we honor our grandparents.”  Grandparents Day is to honor our […]