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WHAT LIES BELOW

During the last presidential election, we were promised by then candidate, Donald Trump, that he would drain the swamp of corruption which has invaded our land.  That sounded like a great idea to most of us every day citizens who … Continue reading

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IN GOD ALONE

We, the people, have been bombarded with an urgent desire to depose a sitting president.  This has been going on for the entire presidency of Donald Trump.  I have stated on my blog recently, that I’m trying to avoid the … Continue reading

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WHY?

An image difficult for any parent, grandparent, teacher or law enforcement officer to see.  Children, not yet knowing what their future holds for them – innocents who are supposed to feel safe in their schools – victims of the whim … Continue reading

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THE PROMISED LAND

In April of 1968, I had two toddlers, was a stay at home mom, and was living in small town Wisconsin.  We were far away from the riots  raging in Milwaukee in the sixties, but were well aware of them.  … Continue reading

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THE BEGINNING OF BIRTH PAINS

It sometimes seems that every day brings another story of man’s inhumanity towards man.  There is the noise of violence in every corner of our country.  Dissatisfied and enraged voices scream for change.  People are divided in their opinions, their … Continue reading

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LAND OF THE FREE

All the hubbub of standing for our National Anthem at any sporting event is taking the spotlight big time.  Who would’ve thought that our nation, built on the blood of brave men and women, would be called out for singing … Continue reading

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IMAGINE

 “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,  bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and … Continue reading

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NOT OF THIS WORLD

“Persistence of Memory” by Salvador Dali 1931 Abstract shapes and distant thoughts, Engraved within the troubled mind, Given to hallucination and Freudian thinking, This man used his beliefs to create, What is considered a masterpiece. What if we could turn back … Continue reading

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ALL LIVES MATTER

This post was written on August 15, 2015, but still remains pertinent.  I wonder if we will ever practice what we preach and love each other as Christ first loved us.  Hatred and violence are ugly tools of the devil, … Continue reading

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SO LONG AGO

A dream was hatched by a man, A dream which allowed him to see the future, Which gave him a glimpse of black and white co-existing, Without complication, Without hatred, Without malice, It was a dream which God gave to … Continue reading

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REALITY?

When reality TV grabbed hold of society a number of years ago, I was hopeful that it was a passing fancy and would soon disappear.  Unfortunately, life has become one big reality show.  Instead of the glaring headlines of the … Continue reading

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ANGER & MALICE & RAGE, OH MY!

When we moved to Minneapolis in 1973, we were thrilled to be living in a “big” city that maintained good values – had an amazing art community – was a beautiful metropolis and still had a home town feel to … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE FALL

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded … Continue reading

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IS TRUE PEACE POSSIBLE?

It seems each day brings more and more news of wars and terrorism.  Even in the safety of our  homes we are exposed to an evil world of hatred and anger.  It’s pretty hard to find any peace of mind when everything around … Continue reading

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WHAT REALLY MATTERS

Today another of our law enforcement servants will be laid to rest and anger will rage over  a disease that’s spreading like wild fire in our nation.  While special interest groups, activists and politicians rant over the injustices going on … Continue reading

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OUR TIME OF GRACE

If Jesus defeated the devil, why is he still allowed to walk the earth?  This is a question that many folks ask of us Christians.  It’s a question we Christians often ask too, especially when we see the way our … Continue reading

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