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When Suffering is Part of the Journey

In the 1880’s, four Irish brothers set out for America, along with their sister, Mary Anne. They were Henry, Adam, Robert, and my great-grandfather, James. They hailed from the Northern Irish coastline, having been born in Kilkeel in County Down. My great-grandfather’s passage information lists him as a watchmaker in ...

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Only Passing Through

Many Americans are the descendants of immigrants who sojourned to this country from lands around the world.  With the swooshing of long skirts, the clopping of men’s boots, and the giggles of wide-eyed children, they boarded waiting ships or loaded into wagons, carrying their trunks and suitcases filled with treasured ...

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Identity Theft: A National Problem

It’s likely that you have heard, on more than one occasion, the warning about the risk of identity theft. Some companies provide software to protect you if you fall victim to this crime. Some of the services they provide are credit monitoring and suspicious activity alerts, or reimbursement and assistance ...

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The Character of America: What Exactly Is It?

Leviticus 19:4 “You should act toward the stranger who lives among you as you would toward one born among you. Love him as you love yourself. For you were strangers in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.” Recently, our President stated that to restrict the intake of ...

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