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Hospital Hospitality

I grew up in hospitals. My dad worked in the Emergency Room and my grandpa, who we cared for, was a “frequent flier” in the ICU due to all kinds…

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Two Words That Can Change A Life

Thank you. It doesn’t really matter how they’re delivered – it just matters that they are. In our rush to get to the next thing, don’t forget to express your…

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A New Year Of Service

2014 is here and our lists of resolutions are surely in the works (hopefully, not yet broken). It’s easy to love making resolutions – it’s so fun to periodically check…

To Give Is To Receive

We have all heard that “it is better to give than receive,” and each of us has likely experienced the joy of choosing the perfect gift for a friend, donating…

From Anonymous

Have you ever received an anonymous gift? One such surprise, a delightful arrangement of orange lilies, was delivered to my house with a simple note attached: “Just because you are…

Paint The Town Red

I have always wanted to paint my front door red. A bright and beautifully bold red door sounds charming, don’t you think? Sadly, my wish for a literal red door…

Don’t Give Up the Giving

During the Christmas season, we’re encouraged to be generous, to think of those less fortunate. Soup kitchens have to turn away volunteers for serving holiday meals and charity is at…

A Heart Not Untouched

If you listen to popular ‘wisdom’ you will hear a very subtle refrain, almost too quiet to hear: Take care of yourself first, others next. It seems worthy–I mean, the…