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The House of Many Mansions

Now don’t you be grieving cause I’m leaving, Don’t cry when I say goodbye, There’ll be no weeping where I’m going, To my mansion in the sky. The above lyrics to the classic Country Gospel song, “To My Mansion in … Continue reading

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20/20 Vision for 2020

I don’t doubt that you’ll see many people using the term “20/20 vision” since we’re now in the year 2020. Those who sell eyewear, for example, would refer to it literally—that is, 20/20 eyesight means having visual acuity to see … Continue reading

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Some Good Christian Ways to Welcome the New Year

The world has many different ways to welcome the New Year—ways that might seem strange compared to our American traditions. For example… In Scotland, New Year is called Hogmanay. Barrels of tar are set on fire. Then, they are rolled … Continue reading

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Born to Be THE King

We are familiar with coined phrases which describe something about someone’s destiny and purpose. For example, ~”Born to become a star” — applied to a movie or TV actor rising to fame ~”Born to be rich” — a person who … Continue reading

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A Journalist’s View of the First Christmas

Having earned a degree in journalism, I learned that the very basics of interviewing someone or doing any research for a news story consists of the five W’s: Who, What, Where, When, and Why. An H is added, as well: … Continue reading

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Wisdom We Can Learn From the Wise Men

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star … Continue reading

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The Co$t of Christmas

Christmas is just a few weeks away. As advertisers, retailers, and media have been reminding us for the past month or two, it’s time to buy those holiday gifts, get your orders in ahead before the rush, and get prepared … Continue reading

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