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As soon as I saw the expression on the faces of the staff at Doug’s House, I knew something was wrong. Our patient, Mr. Smith,* they told me, was not feeling well and would be going to the hospital. He would have to miss the concert that had been arranged especially for him. I had […]

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Camp Brave Heart Adds An Extra Day of Support

Thanks to a generous donor, Camp Brave Heart is adding an extra day to camp this year! It will be held August 4 - 7 at John Knox Ranch near Wimberley; applications are available now. Camp Brave Heart is a free camp for children age 6 - 17 who are grieving the death of a loved one.

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Being Brave: The Courage to Let It Go

By the time Bill and I had been in Mexico for several months we were finding our groove. We knew how to pick out the café’s and market stalls that had the best food; we had figured out how and when to haggle for a deal; we were getting the hang of hand-washing our clothes; we had learned how to cut each other’s hair; we were navigating transportation and money pretty well; our Spanish was improving daily; and we knew to always, always carry our own toilet paper.

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