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What do we do with diligence?

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Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: ‘In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there … Continue reading

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What is the Point of Education?

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What is the point of education?  What was it, and what has it become?  This obviously is a much larger topic than can be covered in a single journal entry, but I would like to offer some thoughts based upon … Continue reading

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What came first … the marriage, or the children?

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Unlike trying to answer the question of whether the chicken or the egg came first, the question of what came first, and what should still come first, between a couple’s marriage and their children actually has an answer.  Doesn’t it?  … Continue reading

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What is the role of the citizen?

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As a citizen, what is our job?  What is our goal?  What do we strive for in ourselves and others as it regards the place we live?  Do we focus on what we get out of or can take away … Continue reading

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What are your priorities?

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What priorities does a person have?  How can you look at someone, at yourself, and tell what priorities they have.  How can you tell if what they espouse is actually what they believe?  This seems like a simple enough question … Continue reading

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Why do we have Easter?

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Do we have Easter for the Easter egg hunts?  Is it for all the chocolate bunnies or yellow and pink marshmallow peeps?  Is it just a good excuse for a long weekend away from work and school?  Why do we have Easter as … Continue reading

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Principled Writing

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What is the point of writing?  Is it to entertain?  Is it simply to let the world know your thoughts?  Why do we write (or direct, or sing, or act for that matter)?  And why should we do these things?  … Continue reading

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Independence Day

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4 July 2017 Happy Independence Day, America! Wanted to share a photo with y’all, and of course the annual posting of the Declaration of Independence. IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America … Continue reading

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Happy 241st birthday to our beloved Corps!

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The United States Marine Corps is one of the greatest organizations in the world! The people who serve in it are some of the best we have to offer in this country. If you know a Marine today, tell them … Continue reading

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Voting, Free Books, and Great Pictures (Weekly Roundup)

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Happy Monday folks!  Hope y’all’s week is off to a great start.  Lovely fall weather here. Couple notes before we get started on all the kind people and their photos and posts of Countryside. First, if you live in the … Continue reading

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