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Jun
21
2015

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

June 20, 2015 Our beloved sister-in-law, Teresita “Tita” Rodriguez Juanillo passed away. In sickness and in health we celebrate her life. To her husband, daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter, family and friends our deepest sympathy and prayers to help you through this difficult time. Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 11: 28-30 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke […]

Sep
25
2014

PAUL, A GOOD SERVANT OF CHRIST JESUS

Philippians 1: 18 I will continue to be happy because I know that by means of your prayers and the help which comes from the Spirit of Jesus Christ I shall be set free. Philippians 2: 17-18 Perhaps my life’s blood is to be poured out like an offering on the sacrifice that your faith offers to GOD. If that is so, I am glad and share my joy with you all. In the same […]

Jul
28
2014

Obedience To God’s Will

Genesis 6: 13-22 GOD said to Noah, ” I have decided to put an end to all people.  I will destroy them completely, because the world is full of their violent deeds. Build a boat for yourself out of good timber; make rooms in it and cover it with tar inside and out. Make it 450 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high. Make a roof for the boat and leave a space […]

Apr
4
2014

LOVE, GOD’S BEST GIFTS

Chapter 13 of Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians presents love as the best of God’s gifts to His people. I may be able to speak the languages of human beings and even of angels, but if I have no love, my speech is no more than a noisy gong or a clanging bell.  I may haave the gift of inspired preaching; I may have all knowledge and understand all secrets; I may have all […]

Feb
16
2014

MOSAIC LAW-A CODE OF RULES OF HEALTH

About 3,500 years ago, Israel received the Mosaic Law. That law protected the Israelites from many foodborned illnesses. Compared with the contemporary laws of surrounding nations, said law contain wise and reasonable code of rules of health like: “Any vessel of which some use is made will be put in waterr, and it must be unclean until the evening and then be clean.”-Leviticus 11:31-34 “You must not eat any body already dead.”-Deuteronomy 14:21 “On the […]

Feb
9
2014

GODLINESS…

1 Timothy 3:14 Great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Preached among the Gentiles, Believed in the world, Received up in glory. 1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. 1 Timothy 4:10 Because we trust in the living God, […]

May
22
2012

Betty Smith, 2011 NORCARR’S VIRGINIA FRANKS ACHIEVEMENT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDEE

Betty Smith, RN, is Horizons’ 2011 winner of the Virginia Franks Achievement of Excellence Award.  Betty has been employed at Horizons since 05-19-2009.  Betty is described as dedicated to meeting the needs of the residents by carrying out Horizons’ mission.  She has a good attitude and always has a smile.  Betty genuinely cares for the residents and shows it by her attentiveness to each one.

Apr
7
2012

Tonya Safrit, 2011 NORCARR’S VIRGINIA FRANKS ACHIEVEMENT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDEE

Tonya Safrit has been employed at Piedmont Residential Development Center for four years.  She is the Director of Nursing.  Tonya is an asset to the organization and has a sincere concern for the residents.  Her knowledge of the residents enables her to quickly ascertain changes so they can be addressed immediately.  She is caring, respectful and kind to every client.  She is a team player and is willing to help others and go that extra […]

Mar
26
2012

Charlotte Wooten, 2011 NORCARR’S VIRGINIA FRANKS ACHIEVEMENT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDEE

Charlotte began work at Howell’s in 1976 as a Developmental Care Technician.  In 1979, she became a Physical Therapy Technician and moved on to become the Developmental Care Supervisor on the Green Unit at RHA Howell Bear Creek.  Her leadership and ability to work with other staff helped to ensure quality care for the service users.  In July 2005, Charlotte left Bear Creek to head up a new program at RHA Howell’s.   Magnolia Place provides […]

Mar
21
2012

Goodbye Princess, We will missed you…

How Big She's Grown

Last night, Princes our beloved Golden Retriever silently passed away…she will be dearly missed…our prayers for her eternal rest.

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