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What we have here is a failure to appreciate!

Sadness, discouragement, disappointment? What we have here is a failure to appreciate! Without an inner foundation to stand on and a seat belt to secure you in crashes; life can be overwhelming. It’s much easier to be driven by feelings and … Continue reading

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Why Stuff Thanksgiving Day With Shopping? (Stuff The Turkey; Not The Day!)

Will family Thanksgiving meals be replaced by hot deals, shopping thrills and retail “steals” in America’s stores? Will the day set aside for gratitude be turned into to a day of getting more stuff? Perhaps stuffing Thanksgiving Day with shopping … Continue reading

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Write Your Wrongs & Move On In Peace (A Message Of The Christmas Season)

We are about to enter the Christmas season; known by retailers (and shoppers) as the make or break Christmas shopping season that begins on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.  So what’s the real reason for the season?  God’s love … Continue reading

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What Saved My Infant Daughter’s Life?

I woke up very grateful this morning, remembering when my infant daughter was saved from my carelessness and absent-mindedness.  I lifted her and her car seat out of the back seat of our car and set her down on the … Continue reading

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A Name For The Sunday After Thanksgiving (And Words In The Night)

Someone is naming all the days after the day set aside to give thanks to God.  Let’s see, there’s Black Friday, and Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday.  But what about the Sunday after Thanksgiving Day? I have a name … Continue reading

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Nashville’s Participatory Church

The Salvation Army Berry Street Worship Center is Nashville’s participatory church.  The Sunday morning meetings are conducted more like a support group than a church meeting with each person free to share testimonies, Scriptures, praise reports, insights, gifts of the … Continue reading

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