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How do I say thanks? | Dear Diane, . . .

Diane, Sister #3, died in February 2006 after living 10 years with ALS.  From October 1997 until September 2000 Diane wrote short pieces she called  1,117 more words

Spiritual Formation

Giving Thanks in July

And in August, September . . . well . . . you get the idea.

Rejoice always,  pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

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ALS

6th Annual Finish Fora Guinness: Supporting ALS

I’ll be running in the 6th annual Finish fora Guinness 5k this year. This race is near and dear to me. It was first organized to help our friend, Chris Stone, and his family battle ALS. 276 more words

Family

'Ice Bucket Challenge' Emerges As Powerful Online Fundraising Tool

PELHAM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — It’s a way to cool off and raise money.

The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause. 414 more words

News

Why Jason Mraz & Why now?

Why Jason Mraz and why now? This next week marks one year since Dan died. My husband of 18 years went from living a full active life to his grave in less than 9 months. 425 more words

ALS

Sudoku Assistant’s ALS Toxic Sets

This post reviews Bob Hanson’s illustrations on ALS toxic sets, in Sudoku Assistant – Solving Techniques. For these illustrations, Hanson uses the bent naked n-set examples of the previous post. 477 more words

Advanced Solving Techniques

Biomarkers identified for Lou Gehrig's disease.

Researchers from the Rita Levi Montalcini Department of Neuroscience have identified blood biomarkers for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  The team identified the blood biomarkers serum albumin and creatinine as being associated with survival in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and state the findings may help define prognosis in patients after they are diagnosed with the fatal neurodegenerative disorder commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease. 498 more words

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