R.I.P. “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” Singer Patty Andrews

I grew up watching repeats of Abbott and Costello movies on WPIX in New York City every Sunday. One of my favorites was their first film, “Buck Privates,” which also featured The Andrews Sisters performing their classic World War Two-era song, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” Patty Andrews (pictured center above), the final remaining member of [Read More...]

“If God Would Save Them, He Would Serve Heaven Forever” – A WWII Survivor’s Story

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A few days ago – January 26, to be precise – World War II survivor Louis Zamperini celebrated his 96th birthday. You may recognize his name because he was the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling and Christopher Award-winning biography, “Unbroken: A World War Two Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption.” In honor of Mr. Zamperini’s [Read More...]

“Somebody’s Got to Do It, and Why Can’t It Be Us?” – An Adoption Story

Via Patricia Heaton (who you really should follow on Twitter because she’s a font of these types of stories): From The Daily Mail: A couple from Missouri has seen their family more than double after they adopted five orphaned siblings from Peru who had sent them an email imploring: ‘We need a mommy and daddy.’ [Read More...]

In the End, It’s About a Father’s Love: Reflecting on “Fringe’s” Series Finale (& Why More Christians Didn’t Watch a Show with Such Relevant Christian Themes)

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Walter Bishop (John Noble) asked for a sign that God would forgive him. Specifically, he requested a white tulip because it didn’t grow during that time of year. Receiving one would be an unusual-enough occurrence to signal a miracle of sorts. Why was Walter asking God’s forgiveness during this season two episode of the sci-fi [Read More...]


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