Mother’s Day — A Promise of Remembrance
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
2w ago
Of all the women in our lives, mothers certainly hold a position of supreme love and regard that often are set far above others we hold dear in life. Mothers are, frankly, our first very best friends and throughout life, others may come close but there’s a place that only they can hold dear in ... Read more ..read more
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Who Will Be Your Informant (When the time comes)?
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
1M ago
In the past few weeks, I’ve heard from high school friends that two of our classmates had died. This is not uncommon by itself, but the surprise came as I learned that one of our classmates had died two years ago, and another some three months ago. Yet, not one person we knew in common Read More ..read more
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Joy in the Morning: Easter Blessings for All
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
2M ago
Just as excitedly as children rush from their beds on Easter morning to see what might be awaiting them in their Easter baskets from the Easter bunny, adults have reason to approach this blessed Sunday with similar enthusiasm. The promise of the memory of the stone that was rolled back, revealing an empty tomb brings ... Read more ..read more
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The Language of Love: How Do You Say, “I Love You”?
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
3M ago
Today is Valentine’s Day and for all who celebrate it is a day to say those three magic words which everyone of all ages loves to hear: “I love you!” This one phrase is considered the best message to give and receive to anyone who truly loves another person unselfishly, unconditionally, and irrevocably. A child Read More » The post The Language of Love: How Do You Say, “I Love You”? appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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Checking In on Your New Year’s Resolutions — Which Ones Have You Kept?
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
3M ago
If you’re among the few, brave souls who began 2024 with a written list of things you planned, insisted, prayed, and determined to do this year—without ceasing—then congratulations for even having made a list in the first place! Not everyone has things they want to change but the occasion of writing a new year on ... Read more The post Checking In on Your New Year’s Resolutions — Which Ones Have You Kept? appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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Holidays in Your Heart—Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
5M ago
By now, in your households, the gentle quiet, peace, and calm that was yours prior to the start of the winter holiday season has been restored or is almost there today. For those with families, we have potentially shared hours of remembrance of days of our youth with those of other generations in our families. Read More » The post Holidays in Your Heart—Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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Holiday Joys, Decorations, and Traditions — What if a Loved One is Missing?
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
5M ago
Every year at this time, there comes a point at which we stop our hustling and bustling to do everything on our lists of things to do in preparing for family and guests to join us for the holidays. It may be only a brief stop as we realize that we forgot to get a Read More » The post Holiday Joys, Decorations, and Traditions — What if a Loved One is Missing? appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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When the Matriarch is Missing from Thanksgiving This Year, Who Will Fill Her Shoes?
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
6M ago
For many people, including myself this year, Thanksgiving is happening without the presence of my maternal grandmother, and it has given me an opportunity, in the past few weeks since her passing, to actually reflect on something that I have not thought of in a long time—the passing of the torch to the next generation. ... Read more The post When the Matriarch is Missing from Thanksgiving This Year, Who Will Fill Her Shoes? appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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Veterans Begin Life as Young People Who Want to Make a Difference
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
7M ago
Look deep into the eyes of a Veteran today. It’s not hard to find one across the Brazos Valley. For those over 60 years old, chances are good that they are wearing a ball cap with their service insignia on the bill. Maybe they are wearing an old service jacket to stay warm in our ... Read more The post Veterans Begin Life as Young People Who Want to Make a Difference appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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When a Child Loses a Parent too Soon — How Can You Help?
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by Dawn Lee Wakefield
7M ago
  It’s hard enough growing up in today’s world. So many choices, and so many come too soon, it takes both parents focusing hard on a child’s well-being to help them navigate the 21st century speed of life. Things our parents never expected us to have to think about at age 11 or age 15 ... Read more The post When a Child Loses a Parent too Soon — How Can You Help? appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral & Cremation Centers ..read more
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