Veteran’s Day – The Cost of Freedom

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve   Every vet has a story. Some heart-wrenching. Some heartwarming. Yesterday, I taught the significance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which will be celebrated January 27, 2020. The members…

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One Hundred Good Wishes: Quilts that Connect

“An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but will never break.” – An ancient Chinese belief   A new baby in the family. Joy bursts untethered as the parents, grandparents, extended family, and friends…

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Invisible People

“When a child of the streets stands before you in rags, with a tear-stained face, you cannot easily forget him. And yet, you are perplexed what to do. The human soul is difficult to interfere with. You hesitate how far you should go.”  -Charles Loring Brace   Ever felt invisible?…

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The Hugging Quilt: Weighted Blankets for Autism

“He’s twenty years old, and my wife still tucks him in at night, offering a little prayer, making sure that a comforting weighted blanket covers him, and always getting his biggest smile for her effort.”   -Timothy Fountain, Raising a Child with Autism At age twenty-five, it should have been easy.…

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