Author Archives: Loretta Fulton

A MATTER OF CONSCIENCE

By NANCY PATRICK I faithfully watch a PBS series entitled Call the Midwife. Nonnatus House, the setting, serves as the residence for several nuns and nurses who provide midwifery as well as basic medical care for London’s poverty-ridden East End, beginning shortly after WWII. The convent’s leader and main nurse is Sister Julienne. Sister Julienne represents the kind of woman

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LEARNING LIFE FROM THE DYING

HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY While Lynsi Johnson has learned much from her professors at Logsdon School of Theology and Hardin-Simmons University, she learns about life from the people she serves as a chaplain and the people she meets on the streets. “The dying and the homeless are two populations that could teach the world a lot about humility and compassion for life,”

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WHO DO YOU SEE?

By DANNY MINTON I finished a hospital visit and entered the elevator following an attractive blonde lady. Already in the elevator were two men. They were good sized men who appeared to have come to visit someone after a hard day’s work. The elevator was silent as we descended to the first floor. The two men allowed the lady to

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NOT IN MY BACK YARD

IDLE AMERICAN Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury So awash are we in acronyms these days, we may start tossing them asunder at any time. Such drastic action carries with it results akin to “throwing the baby out with the bathwater.” Acronyms are everywhere, and youngsters using them–probably throughout the world–are rendering many “tried and true” acronyms obsolete. We of wrinkled

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