Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President

This is likely the last post of 2015. I have managed to read 31 books this year! For the first time ever, I read more non fiction books than fiction. I am making progress!


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“How Should a King Come?”

As far as modern music goes, this is a song I listen to repeatedly.  My son recently transformed the old cassette tape that the song was on to a compact disc. Even a child knows the answer of course, In a coach of gold with a pure white horse. In the beautiful city in the …

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Handel’s Messiah

A few days ago I took an unscientific survey of my Facebook friends.  I asked what particular Christmas song they could listen to repeatedly for a day. The most popular answer was “O Holy Night” and very close to that or tied, “Silent Night.”  Since we are all wired a bit differently and uniquely created, …

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Joseph and Disappointment

Someone pointed out to me recently that Joseph, the Carpenter, does not speak in Scripture. His handling of disappoint certainly spoke to me last week! Of the many ways we can be disappointed in life, in my opinion, infidelity would be a top ranking, if not the top of the list. When a person that …

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The Tiny Foot (from my story file)

A story originally told by the doctor himself, Dr. Frederic Loomis   Many doctors will say that the most frightening decision of their lives comes when they must take a “playing God” action.  Such decisions are placed upon them when they are urged to break their Hippocratic Oath, asked to do so by some heartbroken …

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Christmas Orange – A Short Inspirational Christmas Story

Originally posted on Christmas Short Stories Blog:
For more short Inspirational Christmas stories, visit Sometimes it is easy to forget the true meaning of Christmas. The busy traditions of the season and the appealing advertisements for material goods can leave the pure and simple truths far, far behind. Jake was nine years old with…

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