Tag Archives: heirlooms

What’s Inside?

“Do you want to see what’s inside?” my friend asked. I had just complimented her on the old-fashioned rag doll her daughter held in her small arms. Instantly curious, I replied that yes, I very much wanted to see what … Continue reading

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The Family Language

I was paging through my great-grandmother’s Bible when a treasure fell into my lap. On a small scrap of paper, in a young child’s handwriting, were the words, “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of … Continue reading

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Treasures

Showcase a few treasures: Instead of keeping 25boxes of Great Aunt Jean’s belongings in the basement display one setting of her China on a special shelf. “often what people want is to tell the story of how something came into … Continue reading

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Family Heirlooms

What Do Our Family Heirlooms Mean to You? This was written on a single page of a journal that I thought was blank. The penmanship wasn’t mine, but it sure got me thinking. I have no heirlooms from the individuals … Continue reading

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