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These middle school students didn’t see it coming

They came for a Rock concert but they left changed and inspired. Rock singer/songwriter Robb Nash, who walked away from a recording deal, is speaking life to youth who are contemplating suicide. He’s been given 800 plus suicide notes from young audience members – notes they carried on them, ready to use! After hearing Robb’s story, they turned them over to him, resolving to live. A few weeks ago, I volunteered at one of…

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Is the Family Homestead a Thing of the Past?

    “When we moved here he said he could live here the rest of his life,” my aunt told me one day, speaking of my uncle, “and he did.” My aunt and uncle had found the perfect-for-them country homestead, and bought it with the intention of living out their entire married life there. Many decades later, after raising children, making changes to the house, spending countless hours in the shop, and making a…

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The Chivalry of this Fifteen Year Old Blew Me Away

    The silvery-haired woman stepped into the utility room of her new house to receive instruction on how to maintain the furnace and various mechanical doodads. She’d been recently widowed and had spent the last weeks and months searching for a home for this new chapter of her life. It was a huge undertaking for her to prepare the house for sale, then de-clutter and pack. She sifted through thousands of items, each…

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