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Noticing Daily Gifts
Giving Back Because of Thanks
Blessings at Thanksgiving
Life Is Choices - Choose Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Weekend
Good Job, Mom!
Thanksgiving - Yesterday and Today
For These Things We Give Thanks
Every Day Should Be Thanksgiving

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  • Noticing Daily Gifts
    October 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Noticing Daily Gifts

      Last Saturday I had a long list of things that needed to be done so got an early start.  I headed to my office to drop off and pick up items that would sum up my week’s work with...

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  • Giving Back Because of Thanks
    November 2, 2019 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Giving Back Because of Thanks

    When my mom died I "inherited" boxes and boxes of black and white photos. Many of them showed soldiers in uniform with their arms around her. I really don't know who these men were but remember the powerful stories that...

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  • Blessings at Thanksgiving
    September 30, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Blessings at Thanksgiving

    It can be very deceiving to think that we need to have a large bank account and fulfillment of all our hopes and dreams in order to be thankful. The greatest blessings usually don't have a price tag. Unfortunately, the...

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  • Life Is Choices - Choose Thanksgiving
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Life Is Choices - Choose Thanksgiving

    It is so easy to focus on all the things that go wrong in a day or in life. Fall is a season that reminds us to focus on the things that are going right - and to give thanks....

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  • Thanksgiving Weekend
    December 5, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Thanksgiving Weekend

            . The last four months have not been very typical for me In June I saw all six of my grandchildren even though they live in three different provinces and are each busy with jobs, school...

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  • Good Job, Mom!
    September 28, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Good Job, Mom!

    It was way after business hours when I was ready to go home. As I left the building and headed towards my car, I heard a voice call out "Excuse me. Can you help us?" On the sidewalk were three...

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  • Thanksgiving - Yesterday and Today
    September 6, 2013 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Thanksgiving - Yesterday and Today

    Because Thanksgiving has always been an important part of my life, I sometimes forget that other countries do not recognize the holiday. The reason why, of course, is because Thanksgiving was a celebration established by those who came to North...

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  • For These Things We Give Thanks
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    For These Things We Give Thanks

    So often in life we complain about things that are really of no consequences. When we do give thanks, our gratitude is usually limited or tied to pleas for more blessings to be given to us. Genuine thanks includes the...

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  • Every Day Should Be Thanksgiving
    November 23, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Every Day Should Be Thanksgiving

    Things have changed in the last few days! The stores have put away their summer stock and are now decorated in fall's traditional orange and brown. We see paper turkeys and wicker table centers representing the horn of plenty. Greeting...

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