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In Loving Memory of Tillie Cutler

July 9th my mother-in-law passed away. She was an amazing woman whom I admired tremendously.  Though she had humble beginnings and she and her husband often struggled to make ends meet during their family rearing years, all of her children … Continue reading

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Reconcilliation and Your Well-Being

Growing up my family was very close. In typical Italian style, every Sunday was spent at my grandparent’s home in Chicago where random aunts, uncles and cousins (most of which lived on the same block) gathered for an amazing feast. … Continue reading

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I Have A Dream

I’m not sure how many of you know,(and not that it matters), that I used to travel full-time as a Gospel Singer. Yes, back in the 80’s, before some of you were born, I traveled some 250 days a year … Continue reading

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Love – It’s all the matters in the end

One of my favorite movies is Moulin Rouge and one of the lines from the movie says, “The greatest thing in all the world is to love and be loved in return.” I love that line. It’s so true. A few … Continue reading

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Our last Christmas together…..One caregivers story

We knew it would be our last Christmas together. After almost 2 years of 24/7 care giving, I was fatigued – mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.  Raging waters spiraled just below the surface of my calm outer persona and threatened … Continue reading

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