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Do I Have To Go To Church?

Growing up, I disliked going to church. I was sort of a tomboy so dressing up was not always that fun. Besides, church was boring. The entire service was predictable. It was dictated and guided by a manual that only changed on Holidays and days that were deemed “Holy”. I ...

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No Killer Instinct

no killer instinct fa18 hornet cockpit

I was a brand new F/A-18 Hornet pilot, and my skills were about to be tested by the squadron’s Commanding Officer. We were going out to execute Basic Fighter Maneuvering (BFM), a skill set which involves aerial combat in the visual area–up close and personal! The training setup had me ...

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Our Hope: What Is Thanksgiving?

‘Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp.’ Psalm 147:7 (NIV) Thanksgiving is not all about the Pilgrims.  Well, the holiday is.  But true Thanksgiving began a long, long time before the Pilgrims crossed over the seas.  It began with God’s creation. ‘In the ...

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Weeds Are My Enemy

The purest seed was planted as the spring frost was unfolding in the fields.  Like most farmers, Eli depended solely upon the harvest of his wheat in order to sustain his family.  Yet, the enemy crept in and planted tares, a weed disguised to look just like the wheat in ...

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Going Around the Block…Again

With ease, I pulled out of the intersection passing lookers by trying to decide which way to turn next.  Was it right?  Left?  Or simply straight ahead?  Grabbing the map, I traced my finger along the path that I had already traveled leading me to my current location.  A quick ...

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