The Hope of Adele

I was in a public place recently and heard an older gentleman tell a joke about a 30-something woman who was despairing over not being married. Such jokes don’t amuse me — it doesn’t matter if the women are portrayed as single, pregnant, want-to-be pregnant, divorced, blonde, anorexic, fat, or grannies — especially when it’s [Read More...]

The Pauper’s Home

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Usually when we think of the poor we focus on issues related to their daily needs. What do they need? A warm biscuit and a cup of coffee. A coat, a pair of boots, dry socks, wool gloves and a stocking cap. A place to sleep, a place to bathe. Medicine for that toothache that [Read More...]

Sunday Prayerathon

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by daughter Shelby, who will be running her first marathon in Arizona on Sunday. She invites you to join with her   By Shelby Dee   Three years ago, I was unemployed. I sat down and made a list of what I thought would be attainable goals. [Read More...]


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