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Loneliness Is NOT An Option

I wrote this article while visiting my 96-year old mom at a retirement center in Dallas, Texas. She has the opportunity to live with other seniors, many of whom, like her, are widows. This is so important. Loneliness is not an option! Companionship and socialization is a necessity for one’s ...

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We Need Help!

— Psalm 121:1-3 A Song of Ascents The Song of Ascents, also called the Song of Degrees, are made up of 15 Psalms (120-134). They are also called Gradual Songs, or steps, stairs, high, hills, stories, go, goeth, going, mountain, chiefest, come, and before. All these different words used in ...

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How Does God Define Beauty?

Have you ever given thought to  how God defines beauty? Most of us would readily agree that His definition is nothing like the ideals imposed on us by society! The corset is a “fitting” example of this ideal.   A stiff, constricting undergarment designed to change the shape of the ...

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Knowing God Completely

They were never on the earth at the same time, but they belonged to the same family and they mirrored one another. One was a boy during the Great Depression, living on a farm with no electricity or indoor plumbing, the other was born into a modern twenty-first century world. ...

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Is There a ‘Cure’ For Health Care?

I don’t pretend to know all there is to know about the health care, or insurance industries. I do know enough to know that it’s confusing and I would prefer to not deal with the whole process. Neither, however, can I accept that a little common sense and fiscal responsibility, ...

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Do We Have Free Will?

I have often heard it said that God gave us free will so that we could choose Him. Is this true from a Biblical standpoint? Does the Bible say we have through free will the ability to choose God? Well free will means to make a choice at ones own discretion, ...

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Sign Me Up For That!

One day, a Jewish man, named Saul, was walking with purpose on his way to Damascus.  His only mission, to destroy the followers of Jesus Christ.  “Then Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked letters from him to ...

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Does the Fear of Death Haunt You?

“Have me decently buried, but do not let my body be put into a vault in less than two days after I am dead.”   George Washington The horror of being buried alive is relegated to scary movies in our modern society, but there was a time before advanced medical procedure ...

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