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Telling HIStory

The Art of God

A little boy born to a Vermont farmer in 1865 had a curious fascination with nature. He loved the trees dotting the family homestead, and the colorful birds that made their homes in the branches. Growing up where most winters brought over 100 inches of snow, little Wilson Bentley became ...

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Count It All Joy

I have vivid memories from the first home I remember as a little girl.  On summer evenings I would look for butterflies in our front yard. They seemed to flutter around the large tree that shaded our house as the last dappled sunlight fell. I loved a rainy day.  Mom ...

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When Temptation Calls

Everyone loves a feast. Indulging your temptations once in a while is a lot of fun! I remember family parties when I was young, playing with my cousins, singing songs, celebrating July 4th and Christmas Eve together. A big part of the happiness of those times centered around a table ...

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When to Lose Your Life

Life Savers…one of America’s favorite candies, especially at Christmastime with their Sweet Storybook filled with many delicious flavors. As a child, I looked forward to receiving a book of the sweet candies in my Christmas stocking. Clarence Crane invented the Life Saver in 1912 to remedy the fact that chocolate ...

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God Sees Every Corner

It’s difficult to see them, the three little ones in the left corner of the old photograph dated 1933.  But they are there, looking toward the camera from a triangle of shade, three of my grandfather’s eight younger siblings looking with curious stances towards the little house he is building ...

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