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Dying in Santa’s Arms

This article touched me deeply and I believe it will do the same for you. It is about a terminally ill young child who gets his last wish. Love, Russ Dying in Santa’s Arms Advertisements

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A Dying Man’s Last Request

A Dying Man’s Last Request My biological father was an avid golfer. He always dreamed of playing the Pebble Beach Golf Course. He and another man wanted to play the course together, so they began to pool their savings in … Continue reading

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“If Only…”

“If Only…” “If only…” he said ‘til the day he died Let regrets drown His dreams inside Paralyzed in the present By mistakes of the past Gave up on living Until dying at last Few words are so cruel Or … Continue reading

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A Dying Man’s Last Request

A re-post for newer friends: My biological father (I’ll call him “RP” for the remainder of this post) was an avid golfer. He always dreamed of playing the Pebble Beach Golf Course. He and another man wanted to play the … Continue reading

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Creating A Good Life

I just read an interesting article about a World Gratitude Map and the remarkable woman who inspired it. Here are some snippets: “…the World Gratitude Map, the idea of giving people the chance to create small moments for themselves to … Continue reading

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What The Living Can Learn From The Biggest Regrets of The Dying

The URL below is to a poignant and powerful article about the biggest regrets that are most often given by those who are at the end of their life. I believe that many readers will discover a surprise or two. … Continue reading

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Life and Death, Duty and Loss

My wife and I started our day by meeting with several family members and friends at a charity breakfast to raise funds for the Gold Star Moms organization. Gold Star Moms have all lost a child who died in service … Continue reading

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