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Peace and Hope Not of This World

There are many reasons not to have peace and hope in today’s world and culture.  The loss of freedoms, economic hardship, along with hopelessness and suicide, have been exacerbated by the seemingly endless government control brought on by COVID. Even the vaccines are posing health risks. Perhaps some are asking, ...

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Saint Patrick: Missionary to His Enemies

What does St. Patrick’s Day bring to mind? Many would say shamrocks and parades, or a pinch for forgetting to wear green. For us Irish folks it’s a celebration of our heritage. But the deeper meaning is that Saint Patrick really lived. He was a Roman, not an Irishman, and ...

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When Paul Sang Hymns

Ollie would never know her own mother, she was just one year old at the time of her death. As a young teen, she was sent along with her sister, Sarah, from their rural Virginia home to Berea College in Kentucky, to attend school. The sisters worked for their education ...

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Milk and Honey, or Slavery?

For 50 years before the dawn of America’s Civil War, the people, places, and various hideouts on the Underground Railroad helped rescue slaves from the southern states, leading them towards freedom. The journey was filled with risks for both the slave, or passenger, and those offering assistance along the “railroad.”  ...

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Beneath the Surface

Dolley Madison was one of America’s early first ladies who knew how to make an appearance. She loved fashion and wore the beautiful, embroidered gowns of her time with pride. Pearls graced her neck at the many White House parties she hosted, and she almost always wore a decorative turban ...

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