Make new friends, keep the old

The Girl Scouts used some of the words of Welsh poet Joseph Parry for a song beloved by the organization ...
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What Encouragement Looks Like

by Sharla Fritz My third-grade year started out rather ominously. One day our teacher wasn’t at the front of the ...
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Meeting One Another In the Middle of a Bridge

by Carole Duff My friend Sarah says a relationship is like being at opposite ends of a bridge and meeting ...
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Why Friendships Matter More Than Ever as We Age

by Dorothy Littell Greco When most of us were growing up, friendship were more narrowly defined. Our extended family likely ...
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Hands Down: The Grace of Flexibility

by Sandy Mayle As a child, Grandma Bernard had been required to stand awhile each day with her shoulders firmly ...
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Friday Lunch

by Afton Rorvik  My husband retired today. That sentences launches a million questions within me. What will he do with ...
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