Monthly Archives: April, 2014

A Victory for Students in Kansas

I read with interest the following in an e mail posted by Citizen Link this morning. It is another victory but one fought for a right already guaranteed by our American Constitution. The battle over freedom of speech and religion is so misunderstood. While the Bible was taken out of the schools back fifty years …

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Time to Think; Something to Think Upon

I have noticed something about fellow public transportation users: unless drawn into conversation, they are quiet. They seem to be–thinking! Remember the Walkman? At the time they debuted my son was a newspaper carrier in his early teens. He sure wanted that handy gadget that would play music into his ears through a small headset. …

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It Is Well with My Soul

Originally posted on Wordwise Hymns:
Words: Horatio Gates Spafford (b. Oct. 20, 1828; d. Oct. 16, 1888) Music: Ville du Havre, by Philip Paul Bliss (b. July 9, 1838; d. Dec. 29, 1876) Links: Wordwise Hymns The Cyber Hymnal The tune for this wonderful hymn was named after the S. S. Ville du Havre, the…

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After Easter

Today is the day that mothers pick up candy wrappers, loose Easter basket grass, and the little, now empty, plastic eggs. In some households, the dinner menu may also include stuffed eggs left over from the holiday. In a day or two, all the remnants of Easter will be tucked away in storage waiting for …

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What Was In Jeremy’s Egg?

This is a copyrighted stoy so I am supplying a link instead of pasting the story here. I have used this story many time in storytelling and it is a favorite of mine. If you can use it this Easter, I don’t see any harm in it. Mrs. Kempel wrote it for inspiration. Just promise …

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The TB Test–results

In case any of you were wondering, the results of the TB test proved to be negative. I knew they would be negative on round two but of course, I had to have an “official” reading by a registered nurse. Thus, a round three was necessary. When I admitted my mother into a 24-hour facility …

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The TB Test

Regular volunteers in nursing homes are required to get a TB test once a year. My test this year has not gone well. In a drawer on the right hand side of my desk is an old greeting card lid. In it lie quarter size sheets of scrap paper. On each scrap there is a …

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Available

The possible favorite time to read on my Kindle™ is when I am waiting in line. Early this afternoon I was sitting (at least not standing) in line and took out my handy reading device. Because this handy gadget also marks the last place I read, the marked spot feel open to page 181 in …

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