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Telling HIStory

Working the Problem

In the days before heat schedules, water bottles, and air conditioning in schools, concentrating on any subject was challenging. I remember how unbearable the late August heat could be. In my high school some of my classes were on the third floor of our building, built in 1916. Getting through ...

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When God’s Word Captures Your Heart

When I was nine years old our family took a day trip to visit the tiny village where Abraham Lincoln spent several years as a young adult and had his first taste of politics. I remember how hot the day was, and how the log cabins had an old smell. ...

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Respect is Obedience to God

Obeying our mother and father ends when we enter adulthood, but showing them respect throughout their lives is a commandment from our heavenly Father.  Growing up, we were taught respect not only for our parents, but for other adults in our lives: aunts and uncles, grandparents, our teachers. All were ...

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Dover’s Story

Many of us have childhood memories of dogs that touched our lives, loving companions who grew up with us, teaching us about life. We bring puppies home to our own children so that they can experience the same joy and companionship that we remember. Our dogs touch our lives in ...

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Gain Through Loss

There are times when we have to give up something we love in order to gain a better thing. As the spring of 1781 brought muskets ringing in the air and the angry voices of Redcoats to South Carolina, Rebecca Brewton Motte chose to give something up that she wanted ...

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