Category Archives: Inspirational

“Of the People, By the People, For the People”

. Today marks the 154th anniversary of a most solemn occasion: .

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“A Republic, If You Can Keep It”

. . The story goes that as Benjamin Franklin emerged from Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 18, 1787, a woman asked him, “Well Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a … Continue reading

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Want To Make Some Kids (and Adults, too) Really Happy?

Dear Friends and Family, I know you are frequently asked for donations or to buy something for a fundraiser. We all know there are LOTS of really good causes. Because I know many of you already give to many community … Continue reading

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“Over The Rainbow” (Eva Cassidy)

. This is one of my favorite arrangements of this beloved song – It’s just a beautiful, soothing song, don’t you think?: . . This song gave us much peace while Michelle was in the hospital; it was also played at her … Continue reading

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“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 … Continue reading

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“Be Still My Soul”

Honestly, one of the most beautiful arrangements of this beloved hymn: . . This song gave us much peace while Michelle was in the hospital; this was also played at her funeral. (Performed by the BYU Concert Choir, from their … 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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