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  • Finally Spring
    April 16, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Finally Spring

    The past few weeks I have taken great joy in the fact that I can open my bedroom window and patio door!  There’s nothing like the wonderful breeze that floats into my condo bringing with it the change of seasons....

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  • What do you Believe?
    April 2, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What do you Believe?

    Well, we are entering Easter week – a time when Christians throughout the world celebrate!   But there are many different perspectives and practices for those who claim to be Christian. Here are some of versions that I have heard when...

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  • Spring Fling
    March 26, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Spring Fling

      In 1933 Irving Berlin wrote and published the song “Easter Parade”.   Fifteen years later Judy Garland starred in a movie of the same name.   The themes of these involved dressing up in a fancy frilled bonnet and being part...

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  • Easter Blessings
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    May 4, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Easter Blessings

    We are all standing on the threshold of one of the most recognized Christian celebrations of the year. For some people, Easter is merely a long weekend. Schools, on the other hand, usually plan a week-long break for the children....

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  • A New Month
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    April 2, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A New Month

    I always like starting a new month. Each offers four weeks of interesting opportunities that are just waiting for your involvement. April is even more exciting than most months for a number of reasons: 1. Weather - After months of...

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  • The Easter Lily
    April 3, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Easter Lily

    In 1777 an explorer named Carl Peter Thunberg discovered the Lillium longiflorum which is native to the Ryukyu islands but the plant that we now call the Easter Lily did not arrive in England until 1819. Until the 1940s North...

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  • Easter - Life After Death
    February 17, 2013 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Easter - Life After Death

    I don't know if it's because I am getting older or if there are just a lot more people who are dying. In February, two therapists who I knew died on the same day! And their deaths, along with a...

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  • New Beginnings
    February 19, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    New Beginnings

    I treasure something that my boss of many years ago once said to me. I was wearing a new dress and jewelry at the time and had taken care to apply a little makeup. He began with "I don't want...

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  • Holidays - What is Easter?
    April 11, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Holidays - What is Easter?

    It's Easter Sunday morning and people are passing messages to each other in person, by telephone and over the internet.  Some speak of the Easter bunny.  Others prepare or make coloured eggs.  Still others have celebrations with family or friends...

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