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Difficulties in the Forecast

My Dad grew up on a small farm during the Great Depression. He witnessed the struggles his mother and father went through in order to provide for him. They were not only his parents, but caregivers for his grandparents who could no longer live alone during a time when it ...

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God’s Final Words

An old cemetery sits in the middle of the city today, but it was once a rural setting where families in grief could spend an afternoon at the graveside of a lost loved-one. The section set aside for babies and small children was dotted with blankets on Sunday afternoons as ...

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The Immorality of Pacifism Part 1

No action is exempt from moral judgment; no activity can be despoiled of the value which a moral purpose confers on all things. This means that every thought and every action can be broken down to the moral principles guiding the action. Once broken down, the action can be seen ...

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One Year To Live

We would go to the hospital to watch her die.  Her time was short, cancer was eating her alive.  I have described it that way before because there is no better way to explain it.  She was diminishing quickly before our eyes.  And yet, mom would smile at us.  What is braver than that?  I was ...

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What Happened to Wisdom in America?

Part of the required reading throughout every public and private high school throughout the country should include the Books of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, as well as a lesser-known Book called Sirach. (Sirach is an inter-testamental  book written around 175 BC which Catholic and Orthodox churches deem as canonical but Protestants include ...

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