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“Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.” — James Bryce
–Brainy Quote

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3 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day

  "Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong." -- James Bryce --Brainy Quote   3 Reasons to Celebrate Memorial Day: Past, Present, Future Why is Memorial Day so special? Three Reasons:...

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Christmas or Thanksgiving Cactus???

Why do I love Christmas Cactus? Christmas Cacti and hummingbirds were two of nature's blessings that excited my mother. After my father died she moved to the second floor of an assisted living. It was an adjustment for her. With no trees, she missed her yard with...

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5 Prayers For Our Children

There are more than 5 ways to pray for our children and grandchildren! How can we pray for them as they go back to school? Teachers are stressed...I know because I was one! Parents are thrilled...I know because I am one! Do we forget how stressful school can be for...

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Blogs for Boomers: Living With Passion

AGING WITH PASSION How do Boomers successfully age with passion? Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn kept their passion for life and for each other! So, for all of those rockin' baby boomers out there, this post is for you! Previously, in a blog post titled, "How to...

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About Karyn

About Karyn

Karyn Almendarez writes to encourage and inspire you to “faith it through” life’s changes and hardships. She is an author, blogger, retired teacher, wife, mother, and grandmother. She shares the tools which helped her move forward after losing a sixteen-year-old son in an early morning car accident, and, more recently, a breast cancer diagnosis.


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