This, too, shall pass.

Biblical tradition teaches us that life is fleeting and we must appreciate the smallest of joys as well as the largest among them. This is why King Solomon sent his Captain of the Palace Guard on a seemingly impossible mission to find a ring with the power to make a happy man sad and a …

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Home of the Samaritans (part three)

We are accustomed to hearing the phrase "The Greatest Generation" describe that group of people that were mostly in their 20s during the second World War. The honorific of "greatest" could be fodder for debate but the deference we show for people that lived through a concurrent Depression is apt. Those were truly tough times. …

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The Two Sisters visit Puerto Rico (part one)

One thing that traveling does is lessen the faith one has in what you read and hear from others. I'll have to join that group of amateur writers and say clearly, "Don't believe everything you read." It's true; there is no substitute for firsthand experiences. That being said, I'll submit my recent experiences for your …

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