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Category Archives: 2011

Forever Grateful

The chilly air off the Hudson River only added to the somber spirit of the crowd that wrapped its way along Albany Street. As the final haze of twilight shifted to darkness, our eyes couldn’t help but be drawn upward to the nearest source of light. The Freedom Tower, still topped by cranes, glowed in […]

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Good grief, Charlie Brown!

Aside from the flurry of leaves whisking down my street each morning and the crisp breeze that greets me as I step outside my door, another sure sign that autumn is on its way is Lucy’s inevitable attempt to trick Charlie Brown into kicking a football. You remember the comic strip series, Peanuts? Every fall […]

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Teach the Children Well

One day some parents brought their children to Jesus so he could lay his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples scolded the parents for bothering him. But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” […]

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Coming Home

As a child, one of the best things about summer was being able to play outside with my friends until sunset. In my neighborhood, we could safely run up and down the street, flying down a slip-and-slide at one end and shooting hoops with the boys at the other. We’d even venture just around the […]

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One Nation under God!

I want to start this short message with one caveat: America is not my source of salvation. Now, please don’t misconstrue – I’m a very patriotic person, but America is my country, and Jesus is my Savior! Yet I do believe this country is extremely special – founded by faithful men and women and blessed […]

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