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The Conversation: An Invaluable Holiday Gift
By Deborah Colbert, 11/29/2016

It is Giving Tuesday, that rare day in the holiday season when the emphasis is on giving instead of gifts. It’s a yearly reminder that some of the most memorable presents you can give to…

Giving Thanks for My Father’s Death
By Rev. Rosemary Lloyd, 11/22/2016

This Thursday, there will be an empty chair at the table for our family Thanksgiving gathering. My brothers and I made plans months ago to come from the many corners of our busy lives to…

Conversation Sabbath Stories
By Deborah Colbert, 11/15/2016

An unexpected health crisis can serve as a stark reminder that it is never too soon to express your end-of-life wishes to your loved ones. It can also be an inspiration for taking action to…