Make the Holidays a Happy Time Not a Stressful Time with Your Family!

Posted on November 7th, 2016
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Chaplain Allen Tanner You’ve heard the expression, “Time heals all wounds,” haven’t you? Well, I think that’s a bunch of bologna. In fact, I think time can really make things worse – particularly when you’ve been wounded by a family member or close friend, and now you’ve got to sit across from each other during […]

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NFDA 2016: By The Numbers – Infographic

Posted on November 4th, 2016
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Loving Yourself

Posted on August 16th, 2016
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Oddly, loving and caring for others is often easier for many of us than loving and caring for ourselves. I have come to see and understand that this issue is often core to people overcoming their problems. Finding and strengthening love for ourselves is essential in finding our ways out of the deep holes of […]

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We Need Each Other: 7 Lessons of Comfort

Posted on August 2nd, 2016
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“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because dawn has come.” — Rabindranath Tagore In my years as serving as a chaplain in the funeral industry, hospital, hospice, and law enforcement, I have learned several valuable lessons concerning love and death that I would like to share with you […]

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Start The Process

Posted on January 16th, 2015
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Looking to the new year for some new accomplishments? Like many, you probably have your resolutions chosen and mapped out for the new year, but have you considered the future beyond that, like pre-planning or pre-needing? They probably aren’t on your agenda anytime soon, but they should be and here is why: Planning Ahead Will Give […]

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