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Weekly Letters

All Lives Matter

A new report shows that the leading cause of death in 2020 was not COVID-19 or cancer or heart problems or homicide, or traffic deaths; it was ABORTION! In 2020, of all deaths worldwide, 42 million were from the premeditated … Continue reading

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The Reminder of the Stars

Our week proved to be rather challenging, First the torsion bar on our garage door opener failed. Fortunately we had one of our two vehicles outside so had a way to get around.  They had to order a new torsion … Continue reading

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Caring For Others

We enjoy watching college basketball and for many years have followed the Gonzaga Bulldogs from Spokane, Washington.  The “Zag’s” coach, Mark Few, (son of a Presbyterian minister) from Creswell, Oregon, joined the coaching staff at Gonzaga University in 1989 and … Continue reading

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Stay Focused

A challenge often given by a coach to his player(s) is “Stay focused,” encouraging them to keep their mind fixed on their goal.  When I was the head tennis coach for our high school team, I would share a proverb … Continue reading

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Perspective

It has been interesting reading our Christmas cards and letters.  There has obviously been a major theme and that is the crazy year that 2020 has been; but, what has varied is the way in which the writers have viewed … Continue reading

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The Gift that (Really) Keeps on Giving

Do you remember the advertising slogan “The Gift That Keeps On Giving”?  The implication is in reference to a gift that gives enjoyment over and over versus a gift that provides only one-time or short-lived enjoyment, like, say, a bouquet … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Pain

    About a year ago, I was experiencing some pain in my upper chest.  I managed to go to sleep that night but woke up with the pain increasing and going across my chest and starting down my left arm.  … Continue reading

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Surprise Attack

At 7:48 a.m. on December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service, with some 353 aircraft, launched a surprise attack against the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu. The attack led to the US. officially entering into … Continue reading

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Faith Over Fear

As you drive around our community, you see many yard signs saying: “FAITH OVER FEAR.”    We are definitely living in a time when there is a widespread “fear factor,” as people worry about their health and the economic, moral, academic … Continue reading

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Precious Memories

“ I’m sure most of you are familiar with the Randy Travis’ song, “Precious Memories.”              “Precious memories, unseen angels              Sent from somewhere to my soul.                 How they linger ever near me                 And the sacred scenes unfold. … Continue reading

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