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February 24, 2022

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An Unusual Gift From My Grandfather

We are the accumulation of the dreams of generations

– Stephen Robert Kuta –

An Unusual Gift From My Grandfather

“Often, when he came to visit, my grandfather would bring me a present. These were never the sorts of things that other people brought, dolls and books and stuffed animals… Once he brought me a little paper cup. I looked inside it expecting something special. It was full of dirt. I was not allowed to play with dirt. Disappointed, I told him this. He smiled at me fondly. Turning, he picked up the little teapot from my dolls’ tea set and took me to the kitchen where he filled it with water.” Rachel Naomi Remen shares more in this tender real-life teaching from her grandfather. { read more }

Be The Change

Reflect on the gifts, lessons, and stories that you have received from your own ancestors. For more inspiration, join a virtual circle this Sunday with genealogy researcher, Natalie Zett, whose new book traces a powerful story from her own family history. More details and RSVP info here. { more }

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