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Why are the Armenian-owned stores closed today?

April 24, 2013

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A few years ago when I dropped off the weekly dry cleaning, I saw a simple sign that read:  “we will be closed on April 24th.”  I asked the owner why?  The vivacious and joy-filled man became sullen and politely replied:  “In honor of the Armenian Genocide.  We spend a day in prayer and in […]

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A Nightly Parade of Miracles

May 15, 2012



“For those who believe in God, no explanation is necessary. For those who do not believe in God, no explanation is possible” – unknown Each night, rain or shine, up to and sometimes over 20,000 “believers” participate in a candlelight prayer procession in Lourdes honoring the Blessed Mother.  In multiple languages, participants say the rosary […]

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A Spiritual May Day Bouquet

May 1, 2012


Oh My Blessed Mother, in your heart I place ...

I love May!  It is the month of “Mary” – the month of the Blessed Mother.  It reminds me of the joys of childhood when I would leave a basket or bouquet of flowers at a neighbor’s door on the 1st.  After ringing the door bell, I would run away with giggles and delight. This […]

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A Remedy for the Spitting Tazz Mad

March 9, 2012


Have you ever had a day when you experienced a self-imposed “timeout” – cocooned away at home because you were so mad and upset you could win the global spitting contest? With embarrassment, I experienced one of those days last month.  My button was pushed hard.  I knew deep inside the situation was bringing forth […]

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