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Telephone Etiquette

Telephone Etiquette

I knew it was going to be a bad day when the phone rang at 4:30 AM and I actually answered it.

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The Funeral Suit

The Funeral Suit

Sometimes you don't know whether to laugh or cry ...

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The Water Is Wide

The Water Is Wide

I planned this trip for my 20-year-old son.

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Happy Wife, Happy Life

Happy Wife, Happy Life

A lesson learned about what really matters...

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Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 3)

Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 3)

If you were able to go back in time and write a letter to a twenty-some version of yourself, what would you say? What sorts of life lessons have you learned since your early twenties that you wished y…

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Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 2)

Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 2)

Solomon, purported to be the wisest man in the entire Old Testament, once stated, "Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding" (Proverbs 4:7).

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Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 1)

Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 1)

According to Erik Erickson, there are eight stages of life with developmental tasks to be accomplished in each stage. During each stage, Erickson theorized people experience a conflict that serves as …

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Normal Aging versus Effects of Chronic Disease

Normal Aging versus Effects of Chronic Disease

It is important to be able to recognize the changes of normal aging versus the effects of disease. Untreated disease can result in "excess disability" and reduce the quality of life in older individua…

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Hospice - Misunderstood and Underutilized

Hospice - Misunderstood and Underutilized

Hospice is unique. Rather than a site of care, hospice is a philosophy of caring for dying individuals.

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"Nice" vs. "Social"

"Nice" vs. "Social"

What is the true measure of friendship?

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The Same Kind of Different as Me

The Same Kind of Different as Me

There is nothing more cruel in this world than to see a child lose hope. Sometimes hope is the only thing that keeps us hanging on. -Julie

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The strongest man I'll ever know...

The strongest man I'll ever know...

I remember as a child, if there was one thing that really stuck out in all that I was taught, it was to obey my father.

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