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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘love’

Daris Howard: Giving Away Christmas

Daris Howard: Giving Away Christmas

    Giving Away Christmas   by Daris Howard I was working on a humorous Christmas story when the news came about the massacre of 20 children in Connecticut, along with the deaths of many adults that gave their lives to protect the children in their care. My two youngest daughters are about the same ages as some of the children that were killed, and I was too stunned to continue writing. Later in the afternoon, I went to my daughters’ concert. When it ended I ... Full Story

Our Second Little Christmas Angel

Our Second Little Christmas Angel

By Daris Howard We had been foster parents for several years when the opportunity came for us to have a beautiful 19-month-old foster daughter in our home, whom we were told we could possibly adopt. She went by the nickname of Angel, in the foster-care program, and that was what we called her too. She truly was a little angel. She had a round, cherubic face and light blond hair. She had a big smile and a happy disposition. We loved her from the minute she entered our home. We were ... Full Story

Anyone Can See Love

  By Daris Howard It was my second Thanksgiving far from home. I was invited to dinner by a family that I dearly loved. Norma, the mother, was a wonderful lady. Though she was blind, nothing much slowed her down. She ran her home with efficiency and precision. But there was something else that made her more amazing. She had eight children; four had mental handicaps, and the other four had physical handicaps. Each mentally challenged child was paired with a physically challenged ... Full Story

Teach me

Teach me

      These images from Go Left, a progressive Facebook site. To seem more of what is there, click either image.

What Bible Is the GOP Reading

What Bible Is the GOP Reading

    What Bible Is Santorum Reading? By Mike Lux When conservative Congressman Todd Akin a few months back suggested that liberalism was a "hatred of God," I postulated that given the overwhelming support for liberal and progressive values in the Judeo-Christian Bible, perhaps he had never bothered to actually read the Bible. With Rick Santorum's recent comment that Obama's agenda is "Some phony theology. Oh, not a theology based on the Bible. A different theology," I ... Full Story

Stories from the heart

Stories from the heart

        Sweet stories at the Library on Valentines Day. Fables, classic & modern stories, plus folktales were told by these enchanting spellbinders: Sharon Bauer, Nora Heaton, Kathy Weddel, Jody Glasgow, Constance Holland and Elektra Greer.   Photos by Robyn Hutson

Valentines’ Day at Berthoud Library

Valentines’ Day at Berthoud Library

Stories from the Heart   The Longmont Library Spellbinders and The Berthoud Community Library Invite you to celebrate an afternoon of love ♥ between friends ♥ between a mother and her stepson ♥ between a princess and her secret lover ♥ between a count and a wedding guest ♥ between the moon and the earth Tuesday, February 14th 2:00 to 3:00 PM This free event is for adults with an appetite for love! Enjoy Sumptuous Desserts For more information, please call 303 ... Full Story

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