Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 26

Observing Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally known as “decoration day” began on the 5th of May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11 which said: “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of …

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May 10

Punishment… or the grace of God? a story from chapel service

a child draws a picture of a traumatic event

Maybe you are familiar with the story of Cain and Abel? It’s hard to think of a Bible story that has more potential triggers for retraumatization or difficult feelings for children from hard places and circumstances than this story of jealousy, murder, and judgment! As the story goes, the first family is living out its …

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