Author Archives: Loretta Fulton

With Will, There Was a Way

 THE IDLE AMERICANCommentary by Dr. Don Newbury Oh, that the inimitable Will Rogers were alive today. The need for his disarming smile and positive spirit helped Americans survive the Great Depression. He’d go a long way today in bringing people together as mounting challenges blot out our better acts and kinder nature. Even Will might not know where to start. An introductory

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Spiritual Program on Critical Race Theory

The Carl Spain Center on Race Studies & Spiritual Action, housed at Abilene Christian University, will present a Spiritual Think Tank virtual program, “Thinking About Critical Race Theory Together,” 2-4 p.m. Dec. 4. The program is free, but register here to get a link to the online program. The Carl Spain Center website gives the following information about the program?

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Christmas in Abilene

The calendar is already filling up with Christmas events, from The Messiah to Christmas at The Zoo. The following list will be updated continuously. To add a Christmas-related event, email details to editor@spiritofabilene.com CHRISTMAS IN THE ALDERSGATE GARDEN Aldersgate United Methodist Church’s Open Door Community Garden, on the corner of S. 19th and Amarillo streets, will turn into a Christmas

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Giving Thanks Always

By LORETTA FULTON A white board for jotting down reasons to be thankful filled quickly Wednesday morning as guests stood in the serving line at the day-before-Thanksgiving breakfast served by City Light Community Ministries.  “Getting an apartment”“Being alive” “A meal here”“My City Light Family” Those were among the many blessings listed by guests and volunteers. The breakfast is a tradition at

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