Entries by Doreen Guma

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What do our people need?  A Sense of Community and Belonging

A few days ago I was privileged to attend a conference that focused on our veterans, the issues they faced after discharge from service, their expectations, their feelings of social isolation, and how, together, we could provide resources and opportunities to improve their quality of life. I came to a conclusion after just the first […]

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“First” vs. “Best”

There has been a lot of talk about “Firsts” lately.  What does “First” really mean? So, I got to thinking… As far as achievement, I believe “First” is a milestone.  For example, “first” steps, “first” car, “first” words. Merriam – Webster dictionary defined the adjective of “First” as: coming before all others in time, order, or […]

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Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do Today

We hear about the stories every day.  Someone passed away unexpectantly, someone has an unexpected illness… you know what I’m talking about. This morning I woke to a message from one of our Foundation’s team members that her brother-in-law was admitted to ICU and is on a respirator. Today’s weekly reflection article is simple.  It’s […]