Category "Thought for the week"

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Thoughts for the Week for December 12, 2016

Every Christmas we look forward to receiving some special cards and messages from people who always lift our spirits and say what has to be said. From one of our readers comes this happy holiday list–an ageless, anonymously compiled list, […]

Thoughts for the Week for December 5, 2016

Grimes Funeral Chapels has been honored to earn the trust of so many families who have allowed us to serve them during significant moments in their lives since 1930. The Christmas season is supposed to be a time of full […]

Thoughts for the Week for November 28, 2016

As we look forward to the happiest of holidays, we would like to share some Christmas thoughts with you . . . Christmas is a joyful time of the year. The old year ends and the new year begins. It […]

Thoughts for the Week for November 21, 2016

We all have many things to be grateful for at Thanksgiving time . . . especially in this time of world turmoil and unrest. Freedom, our most precious gift, we take for granted most of the time . . . […]

Thoughts for the Week for November 14, 2016

Robert Louis Stevenson wrote, “The changes wrought by death are in themselves so sharp and final and so terrible and melancholy in their consequences that the thing stands alone in man’s experience and has no parallel upon earth.” This great […]

Thoughts for the Week for November 7, 2016

On the morning of Veteran’s Day the awe-inspiring ceremony, which begins with the traditional laying of the Presidential Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, is held. Not only in Arlington Cemetery, but all over […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 31, 2016

You have probably noticed how advertisements claim happiness can be found in owning this or that. The words may sound nice in audio or look good in print, BUT in the reality of life, worldly possessions do not necessarily bring […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 24, 2016

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

Thoughts for the Week for October 17, 2016

We all know that people of all ages and circumstances respond to kindness. It has been said that kindness is the oil that reduces friction between people, a salve that heals wounds. With kindness you can give back a man […]

Thoughts for the Week for October 10, 2016

We all know people who seem to practice the art of courtesy very naturally . . . and then there are those who seem to feel that courtesy is a ‘lost art’. Much has been written and said about the […]