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REMEMBERING OUR FALLEN HEROES

Several years ago I was in a play called, “Summer Tree.” The story centered around a young man who struggled with going to war in Viet Nam.  He struggled over enlisting or waiting to be drafted.  Over the course of the play … Continue reading

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GOD BLESS THOSE WHO SERVE

What is at the heart of a hero?  What does one do to become one?  Jesus talked about the greatest gift we can give to our fellow man.  That means we’re willing to help, protect and serve others without thinking … Continue reading

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WHAT DO TOU REMEMBER

On Memorial Day we honor those who have served their country with dignity and honor – those who have put their lives on the line for the benefit and safety of others.  A selfless act which has somehow been sullied … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A HERO?

“We can’t all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by.”    Will Rogers We’re all endowed with an inner little gem, called a conscience, which allows us the ability to discern the difference between … Continue reading

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TOO YOUNG TO DIE

There are so many harsh memories of the American Civil War.  Even today, remnants of the pitting of brother against brother seems impossible to imagine.  Yet even in times of war, deference to family can take a back seat to … Continue reading

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THE REAL SUPERMAN

In the past week we’ve been witness to heroes of all sorts.  There’s the average guy from Minnesota, who drives his boat to Texas in order to save displaced victims of Hurricane Harvey.  There’s the moms and dads who send their … Continue reading

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REUNITED

Our television screens have been filled with images of heroes this week.  What a change. Only a short time ago, demonstrators filled the streets –  violence was the fare of the day – hatred and bigotry scarred young minds and old.  Now we see … Continue reading

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MY MOM

My mom was my hero.  No matter how lousy she felt – how tired or busy she was, I knew she was always available.  She didn’t wear a cape – she didn’t fly – she didn’t have x-ray vision, (although I believe she … Continue reading

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WHO’S YOUR SUPERMAN?

  Well the Super Bowl is over and the players may go down in sports history or they may soon become just a fleeting memory. The Groundhog has predicted another six weeks of winter and I presume most of the people in … Continue reading

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YOUNG HEROES

This week has been focused on a controversial election, protests, transfer of power and other things that annoy and agitate many.  Some can’t accept the results.  Some say, let it go.  Some are angry, some violent, some are being paid to encourage … Continue reading

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EVERY DAY HEROES

  As we celebrate another Veterans Day, we take time to look up to those who have given a portion of their lives to serve their country.  We’ll hear inspiring words concerning their unselfish and heroic deeds.  Many of them … Continue reading

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SUPER SUPER HERO

Another Super Bowl has come and gone and men who are simply much larger, stronger, physically capable than most can now rest on their laurels.  Isn’t it amazing how willing some are to place their hopes and dreams on such qualities?  … Continue reading

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A HERO DOESN’T KNOW HE IS ONE

As we celebrate another Veterans Day, we take time to look up to those who have given a portion of their lives to serve their country.  We’ll hear inspiring words concerning their unselfish and heroic deeds.  Many of them will … Continue reading

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MY HERO

  Young girls often have a vision of a knight in shining armor coming to rescue them from the villainy of an evil tyrant and carrying them off to a kingdom that is perfectly free from trouble and sadness.  As … Continue reading

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