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The Red Cross Makes a Difference

I have been a Spiritual Care Volunteer for the American Red Cross for years, but except for assisting at an established shelter after Katrina and...

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Three Sisters, One Quilt

Three Sisters, One Quilt by Barbara Jean Springthorpe Big Bend Hospice Suicide Loss Support Group, Tallahassee This is my story about how quilting has been...

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Hurricane Preparedness

With Hurricane Irma approaching Florida, Big Bend Hospice urges everyone to stay informed and prepare for inclement weather. Below are resources that may help you...

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The Role of Work

We were talking about his parents and their extremely busy lives. Both beloved missionaries in Las Paz, Mexico, his father travels internationally to teach, and...

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The Bit of Mosaic Contributing to the Whole

My favorite part of the recent solar eclipse was not the amazing precision with which its exact time and pathway across our country was known...

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Fragile Times

I am not a historian or political analyst. I find it difficult to gauge what is going on in the world today against what has...

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Judith Barrett - Why I Serve

Meet Judith Barrett, a trained Big Bend Hospice volunteer.  Judith visits the Margaret Z. Dozier Hospice House each Monday at noon for a few...

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Back to School

My congregation is collecting items to support students as they return to school. A relative newcomer to our congregation exclaimed, “I was the kid...