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“The Proof of the Pudding is in the Eating” Have you notice that it does not matter which words are spoken if they are unaccompanied by actions? If you are told that you have won a million dollars, but never receive a dime, the words are meaningless, it is the same with being told that…

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Bittersweet “The Lord moves in mysterious ways, His wonders to behold.” I am waiting for the delivery of my new refrigerator, by Sears.  My first new appliance was a Kenmore, and I hope this will not be my last purchase from Sears; nevertheless, the delivery men should be here any moment. We had not planned…

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Successful Failure “The mission of Apollo 13 was called ‘A Successful Failure.’   That means we made it back safely, but never made it to the moon.” ~ Jim Lovell ~ We started the New Year by watching a documentary on the Apollo 13 mission; a mission perhaps known to most people today because of…

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My Thoughts But Mostly His Words On Waiting for Snow in Havana Confession of a Cuban Boy By Carlos Eire “Looking the teacher straight in the eye, Miguel answered: ‘Columbus said, ‘This is the most beautiful land ever seen by human eyes.’” “Excellent, I’m glad to see not only that you were paying attention, Miguel,…

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Are You Not Weary of the Hate? “Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.[c] 19 For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is…

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“Sears is Now a Penny Stock” I saw the above headline, regarding Sears, and decided I needed to read the story. “In the latest indignity for a once-grand retailer, the share price fell below $1 on Friday for the first time in the company’s history, dropping as much as 15% to 85 cents in midday…

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Can There Be: Love, Peace, Beauty, Wonder, Joy . . . ? “We’re alike. I, too, believe that everyone should have a chance at a breathtaking piece of folly once in his life. I was twenty when they said a woman couldn’t swim the Channel. You’re twelve; you think a horse of yours can win…

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My Love Language Lindette, Marcial, and Kate I must start this by saying that I am missing at least a photograph or two, that I will add before long, to this essay. The missing photographs are of a gift, given to me by my dear friend Linda (Lindette). How dear a friend is Linda? Among…

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Why Do Christians Behave Like they Hate Women? “And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams” ~ Luke 2:17~…

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Why Do We Object to Perfect? “But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect.” The Living Bible “Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” King James “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” The New International Version ~ Matthew 5:…