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The beauty in a messy life
A devotion on finding blessings during uncomfortable times
I’m a Type A person. I like things neat and organized. I love systems and predictability. But most of the time, life is just not like that. It’s...

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with your children
5 activities to show love to your family
Oftentimes, Valentine’s Day is associated with couples. But the love you have for your family and friends should be celebrated as well. Whether you...

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Texas woman celebrates 105th birthday with 'spa day'
Her secret to long life is daily breakfast of 'crispy bacon, toast and jam'
Wilda Wilson received a surprise to celebrate her 105th birthday. Staff at Buckner Parkway Place, the Houston-area senior living community Wilda has...

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Who are you walking with?
A devotion about caring for those around you
After a difficult day, I went for a long walk. I listened to a podcast, letting my mind and my legs wander through the city. In this podcast, Brené...

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Texas foster children will receive new clothing from Beaumont Foundation donation
The Beaumont Foundation of America gifted $54,150 to Buckner Children and Family Services, half of its pledged $108,300 donation for the year. The...

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Single mom finds strength and confidence to chase her dreams
Motivated by her sons, Amarillo woman leads by example
Yesenia Nieto is a hard-working single mom of two teenage boys. She craved a way to create a better life for her sons. Buckner Family Pathways in...

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Send Valentine Cards to senior adults
Inspire happiness to residents living in Buckner senior living communities
Valentine’s Day is approaching and you can help bring love and joy to residents who live in Buckner senior living communities with a special...

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Mission 2021: Rebuild
A devotion on bringing hope to your community
The book of Nehemiah focuses on the rebuilding of the of the walls of Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile. Nehemiah was the guy in charge and in...

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United together
An update on Buckner Retirement Services and the COVID-19 vaccine
The process of vaccinating every eligible American who wants the COVID-19 vaccine is a massive undertaking. ...

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Changing lives through foster care
Becoming foster parents will change you and those you foster
This blog was written by Dustin Hahn, from Midland, Texas, describing his family’s experience fostering children who were reunited with their...

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How do you see God
A devotion about seeing the blessings during trials
2020 has multiple definitions, and it depends on who you ask. If you ask an Ophthalmologist, 20/20 means “perfect vision.” Job expands on the...

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COVID-19 vaccination clinics held at all six Buckner senior living communities
The vaccines provide hope to one of the most vulnerable groups to the virus
In December 2020, Parkway Place and Buckner Villas were the first Buckner senior living communities to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, all...

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