Monthly Archives: June 2012

Crushed Hearts and Shattered Dreams

Seven years ago an excited young man danced up and down on Oprah Winfrey’s couch and declared his love for his dark-eyed beauty of a bride.  The tabloids ate it up.  Today the same supermarket magazines are reporting in blazing … Continue reading

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God’s in the Monster-saving Business

A cheer arose from the crowd outside the courthouse.  If I’d been there I would have cheered as well.  A “monster” had been found guilty; a child molester had been taken off the streets.  The guilty man, his eyes glazed … Continue reading

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Founding Fathers

In this political climate we hear a lot about our country’s founding fathers–Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, et. al.  But here are a few less sung heroes you might enjoy knowing:      * Geoffrey Keebler:  a baker in Philadelphia, began producing … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

To say I was blessed with a great dad goes without saying.  I knew I could count on him to always be there for me; to laugh with me and cry with me, to love me as I was.  I … Continue reading

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First Day in Heaven

An old gospel quarter number sang of what one’s first day in heaven will be like.  My number one desire will be to meet Jesus as He returns form me.  After a week-long bon voyage party–destination heaven,  I can only … Continue reading

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Be Free!

Isabelle Van Wagener tried to convince the U.S. Congress to form a “Negro state” on public lands in the West.  She petitioned her Congressmen; visited the Capitol; talked to anyone who would listen, but to no avail.   Today the … Continue reading

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Cut It Out!

In Ohio a young man walked into a police station with a 9 inch wire protruding out of his forehead and calmly asked the desk sergeant to x-ray his head.  “I can’t find my brain.  I think it’s been stolen.” … Continue reading

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