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Family Works: Speaking on unpredictability
The ancient Greeks had a problem. The gods looked down from their heavenly playground atop Mount Olympus and whimsically passed judgment on their fearful subjects. If the gods weren’t pleased, they...
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: A star over Bethlehem?
The star of Bethlehem has been called everything from one of the most powerful symbols of Christianity to a myth and legend manufactured by the early church. Nothing like it has ever been recorded ...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most wonderful time of year Christmastime has no break from crime
Do not let your happy holidays be sad by becoming the victim of a crime. Unfortunately, not everyone out there has a peace-on-earth, goodwill-toward-men attitude at this time of year. Some people w...
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on perfection
A beautiful college coed walks to my desk following class. She whispers, “Can I talk to you sometime?” Her eyes fill with tears and I recognize the time needed to be soon. “Of course,” I answered, ...
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Wright Way: Santa and the anagram?
In conversations with a certain department store Santa Claus, I was impressed with his awareness about the origin of Christmas, Saint Nicholas and the reaction of some Christians to a holiday that ...
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library corner: PJs and Polar program to be Dec. 18
The Hot Pick for this week is “Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg. This Caldecott Medal winner has sold more than 7 million copies and has become a classic holiday movie and play. If you truly be...
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on trust
Because we moved constantly as a child, I was unable to have a pet until the age of 13. That year my dad went to Vietnam and the rest of the family moved onto a farm. On this farm there was a young...
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Always count your blessings
If you’ve suffered an injustice or painful loss, the most immediate self-help you can administer to yourself is to count your blessings and be thankful for what you have. Try to focus on the positi...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaking on parenting
Invariably, when you meet a couple for the first time, after a quick introduction of names — usually forgotten within the first 30 seconds — there comes the inevitable question: “So, what do you do...
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Was Christ Jesus married?
A new book based on interpretations of an Aramaic text argue that Jesus Christ was married to the woman the Bible says was his mother. The book also asserts the couple had two children. ABC News re...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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