Category: Holiday’s

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Happy Easter “After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it.…

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President’s Day “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~ President George Washington ~ Our first President, General George Washington, was born on February 22, 1732; while Abraham Lincoln’s birthday is February 12, 1809. The two men have long been considered our finest presidents. Growing up, I…

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.   “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~ This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day actually falls on his birthday, January 15; the federal holiday is observed on the third Monday of January. I share with you…

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Happy New Year     Wishing you and yours a most Happy of New Years! May 2018 bring you peace, joy, and love.   “Auld Lang Syne” By Robert Burns Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should old acquaintance be forgot, and old lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear,…

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  Welcome to Our Village!   This year, the Village celebrates its 30th birthday!  The Village is never the same, but the rules always apply – you need to find a place to live and a place to work!     Kate has created this lovely video and added a sound track featuring Perry Como!…

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Merry Christmas! “26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, ‘Greetings, you who are…

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Happy Hanukkah! “We light these lights for the miracles and the wonders, for the redemption and the battles that you made for our forefathers, in those days at this season, through your holy priests. During all eight days of Hanukkah these lights are sacred, and we are not permitted to make ordinary use of them…

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Tea House     I know I am a little behind, in welcoming autumn this year. I am not ready; yes I have put out the appropriate decorations, and whether I want them to or not, the foliage is changing, and the leaves are falling. But since this move to New England, my love of…

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur   “Le shanah tovah tikateiv veteichateim,” Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown on September 20 and ends at nightfall on September 22, in 2017.  The New Year is ushered in according to Leviticus 23, with the sounding of the Shophar, calling Jews to seek God’s forgiveness, reflecting…

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Happy 4th of July! “Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” ~ John Adams~ As we mark this day with family, friends, and fireworks, let us not forget why we stop to celebrate on July the Forth, and let us raise our voices united in our prayer that God Bless America!…