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The Consuming Fire of Greed

The Triangle Shirtwaist Company in Manhattan produced women’s shirtwaists. The fitted, long-sleeved blouses with high necklines worn by women with their long skirts every day in the early 1900’s.  Most of the company’s workers were teenage girls and young women who had immigrated to America with their families, dreaming of ...

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Immorality, Greed and Teddy Bears

If I wanted to destroy a nation, I would give it too much and I would have it on its knees, miserable, greedy and sick.    JOHN STEINBECK, letter to Adlai Stevenson, Nov. 5, 1959 It’s hard to believe that a child’s stuffed toy can point one towards simplicity and ...

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Do You Celebrate Thanksgiving or Thanks-Living

I admit I am a “Black Friday Shopper.” My sister and I get up long before the sun.  We trudge through the masses in search of treasure. We laugh at the idiots who fight over Furbie  (actually saw someone go down once over that one!), and we love it.  I ...

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Does it Get Any More Perilous Than This?

When the bad becomes good and the wrong becomes right… Look up! God is coming soon. You might say, “We still have more time.” And that’s why Christ’s coming will catch many off-guard. The Bible warns that in the last days, perilous times will come. (2 Timothy 3:1) So I’ll ...

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