Mothers & Daughters – Fathers & Sons

Mothers & Daughters – Fathers & Sons

By Lana Turnbull As we were putting together the reviews for this issue’s “BookShelf,” one of the books that fascinated me the most was Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again, by Kimberly Williams-Paisley. Reading about the stages of denial, frustration, acceptance and finally, love that the author and her family went through really hit close to home for me. In my family we have Read more »
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September 13, 2017
The Impact of the Mind-Body Connection

The Impact of the Mind-Body Connection

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Greeks believed in Mind-Body Dualism – in which the mind and body are thought to exist independently where one has no effect on the other. However modern research has shown that matters of mental health have a great impact on physical health. The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, originally conducted by Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), examined 17,000 adults Read more »
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July 10, 2017
The Little Light House

The Little Light House

"Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105 The Little Light House in Jackson has been lighting the way and making a difference in the lives of scores of kids with special needs and their families since 2006. It is an offshoot of The Little Light House of Tulsa, OK that was founded over four decades ago. The Central Mississippi school, located at Read more »
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July 10, 2017
the lessons of the lightning bug

the lessons of the lightning bug

By Lana Turnbull Some things you just have to experience for yourself to appreciate how magical they are. One of those things is the sight of fireflies (or lightning bugs, as we called them when I was growing up in the Delta) on a warm summer night. When I was little, I’d sit on the screened porch in my nightgown, watching the tiny flickers of light and begging to stay up Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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