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Ich bin ein Berliner June 26, 1963

In 1963, President Kennedy connected with his Berlin audience by saying “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

 

It still sends shivers through me and inspires me to join with all people of the world who seek freedom.

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Book Review - Absalom, Absalom

Absalom, Absalom

William Faulkner 

1936, 378 page

ISBN 0075536579

 

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The Slavery issue has to be resolved...

AP Highlight in History: 

On June 16, 1858, Accepting the Illinois Republican Party's nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

 

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Writing for the soul conference

b2ap3_thumbnail_CWG-2012-1.JPGWriting for the Soul Conference.

 

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Review - 50+ Best Books on Texas

The 50+ Best Books on Texas, C. Greene

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The cost of independence

Jun 7, 1776 Richard Henry Lee of Virginia proposed to the Continental Congress a resolution calling for a Declaration of Independence.

 

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Review - The Creative Life

Review - The Creative Life

 

The Creative Life

True Tales of Inspiration 

Finding your true north

Julia Cameron 

ISBN 978-1-58542-824-3  2010

Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin NY

pages 235   Biography

 
 
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Review - The Hunger Games Trilogy

Have you been caught up in the hype about the Hunger games trilogy?

 

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Review of Beautiful Battle - Mary DeMuth

Somewhere between facing cancer and embracing God’s call on my life, I found myself unprepared for the spiritual warfare I faced.

 

 

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Celebrate Pentecost

Today is the Feasts of Weeks, the Old Testament celebration of the early, summer harvest or the First Fruits. 

 

 

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May 4, 1970 and Kent State

May 4 has significance for me. I wrote about it last year.

What Kent State meant to me.

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Remembering Oklahoma City

In 1995, I learned life can’t be taken for granted.

 

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The rest of the story...

The rest of the story...

Deut. 34, Luke 9:26-37, Eph. 3:20

 

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Colorado was organized in 1861

The following was posted in the AP’s Today in history, 

1861

The Territory of Colorado was organized.

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Farewell to a special lady

This afternoon we laid to rest my last great aunt. She was three weeks shy of her 102 birthday. 

 

When she was 90, I think, she gave her apartment and moved into a ‘retirement’ center where she became the life of the third floor. 

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Surviving Judgment -Background passage Deut 30:6-8

The LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the hearts of your descendants, and you will love Him with all your heart and all your soul so that you will live. The LORD your God will put all these curses on your enemies who hate and persecute you. Then you will again obey Him and follow all His commands I am giving you today. HSCB

 

The one difficulty of coming to know Jesus at an early age is holding on to your childhood theology. It is easy to understand the basic concepts of God’s love and actions and our appropriate response. Jesus loves me and died for me. Many of God’s other mysteries like sanctification or propitiation, become words mashed into the easier understood concepts. 

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Archie Manning's football legacy

Toward the end of the regular football season, I was amused by an article discussing the legacy of players like Tony Roma and Tom Brady. The author asked had we already seen their legacies or were they still begin shaped?   

 

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What are you doing for your country?

Fifty-one years ago John F. Kennedy asked those powerful words,

"Ask not what your country can do for you, rather ask what can you do for your country."

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Pearl Harbor Day and 9-11

For those who wonder if our descendants will understand how we were effected by 9-11, we should just think about what Pearl Harbor still means to all of us.

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Ouida Finch Peterson

Today one of my oldest (oldest in Lyndie time) friends is being laid to rest and my heart is for today breaking. 

 

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