Category Archives: Lest we forget

Do They Still Say It?

Do You Respect Our Flag ? It is time to reintroduce the pledge of allegiance in our public and private schools again. Many people, I have found out, do not have it memorized. Meanwhile, I could say it in my … Continue reading

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The Other England

 by Canon E.W. Eyden Behind the dark Satanic mills that spoil our native land, Behind the dismal city streets where crowded houses stand, There lies another country that’s grounded in the past, Where rootless city folk still dream they’ll find … Continue reading

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Mother’s Needs

A mother needs faith. Genuine, hearty, loving trust in God, a life of meek, glad acquiescence in His will, and lived daily through years in the presence of children, is an immense power. They never can get away from the … Continue reading

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In the kitchen…

at Passover it’s all about tradition and presentation. and even a little bit of art…

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The Bible as Poetry

by Walt Whitman Translated in all languages, how has it united this diverse world ! No true bard will ever contravene the Bible. If the time ever comes when iconoclasm does its extremest in one direction against the books of … Continue reading

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The Door Leading to Mount Zion

I hope you’re having a blessed Easter and enjoying this time in remembrance of the resurrection of Jesus. Today I thought I’d present a small portion of John Bunyan‘s classic tale, The Pilgrim’s Progress, and hope you enjoy either the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Wishes

“My best of wishes for your merry Christmases and your happy New Years, your long lives and your true prosperities.” Charles Dickens  

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A Miraculous Birth

Christmas was begun with the birth of a baby into a Jewish family. The child was born in a stable. There could’ve been no humbler beginning. The child became a man who changed the world forever. Two candles start the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Long before our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, proclaimed and designated Thanksgiving an official national holiday in the 19th century, the founders of our country held similar celebrations about this time of year. As a matter of fact, it was on … Continue reading

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Easter’s Purpose: Jesus Sacrificed for Redemption of Sin

We have lots of good reasons for celebrating holidays that sound so good when we hear them. Touted most often these days is the chance for a family to come together and act like a family. We once were a … Continue reading

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