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Posted at 2:01 AM

Saddle-brown leaves fall from branches, but suddenly one tree with vivid, yellow foliage appears like an apparition as I drive by. Strangely, its lonely brilliance is like a wake, when all focus on the passing glory of a loved one’s life. With newly empty chairs in sharp relief at family tables, Thanksgiving is a double-edged sword of union and separation.

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Tip of the Week

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Q: Shouldn’t I worry more about Ebola this year than the flu?

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 12:02 PM

There is no good time to become sick. However, there are certain times, when sickness strikes that are worse than others. Getting sick in the middle of the night is one of them.

Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Looking for gifts with meaning this year? Want something under the tree that points to faith and joy?Let me suggest 10 of my favorite things you can buy, a few items you might like to make yourself – and some ways to bring a spiritual...

Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 2:01 AM

Week in religion

Updated at 4:59 PM

Usually ideas for this column pop up easy as a country song. This week, I drew a blank. I stared out the kitchen window at two hardy trees that still held tightly to most of their leaves in spite of last week’s storms. Slowly, the sun slanted...

Updated at 4:55 PM

After 15 years away from the city, I probably shouldn’t have been surprised to see a wild turkey in the suburbs.

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 11:25 PM

After nearly dying from a massive stroke at age 26, Katherine Wolf rises up from tragedy and spreads her inspiring message of love, faith and—most of all—hope.

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 11:25 PM

Hey, party people. If you're looking for party appetizers that are as fun as you, check out our list of 10

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Owning your own home used to require a substantial down payment: at least 20 percent. These days, you can obtain a home loan even if you have less than that amount in hand. However, your lender is likely to demand that you purchase mortgage...

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