Category Archives: Inspirational

Tuesday Tunes – “Hallelujah” – k.d. lang

. There are so many wonderful versions of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” out there – originally covered by John Cale, the version performed by the late Jeff Buckley is perhaps the most well-known of them all (the song has also been … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye – Two Years Later

. The following is a reprint from August 25, 2012: …..She had drawn her first breath; she quietly drew her last, with no farewell but one loving look, one little sigh. With tears and prayers and tender hands, Mother and … Continue reading

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One Small Step – July 20, 1969

. “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Today marks the anniversary of the first manned Moon landing. Those of us who are old enough to remember seeing it live can still recall the awe … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America! (2014)

. “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day!

.. What better way to celebrate this day than with a song specifically about the United States flag? Written by George M. Cohan in 1906 – and the first song from a musical to sell over a million copies of … Continue reading

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June 6, 1944: The Beginning of the End

Truly, a day that turned the tide of the war in Europe: Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes … Continue reading

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“How Do You Cope?” – Learning to Count My Blessings

. . (June is National Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month; this post originally appeared in 2011) . I found this in my e-mail this morning – it’s from a member of a discussion board that I’m on: How do you cope? … Continue reading

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