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TOUGH DECISIONS

By DANNY MINTON It was the middle of September 1973, and I had just left the principal’s office and a discussion on a class problem when the school receptionist told me I had a call waiting. When I picked up the phone, it was Kathy, and she was obviously upset and in tears. I informed the principal that I had

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THE POWER OF THE STORY

By DANNY MINTON Jake Deshazer walked through the door of the community center in Nagoya, Japan, in the spring of 1950. As he passed through the entrance, a young Japanese woman wearing a yellow kimono greeted him. Amayo bowed before Jake with a warm welcome and a smile. He was met by 50 or 60 more people who then wanted

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POWER OF TOUCH

By DANNY MINTON Our “church” has decided that we will meet this Easter Sunday. I expect that several hundred families will join each other in worshiping the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. We will sing together, pray together, and have communion together. We will listen to a timely lesson from our pulpit minister and welcome all who have joined

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VALUE OF INTEGRITY

By DANNY MINTON Everything he tried, failed. He took over the family farm, struggling to make it work. He invested in schemes that would make him rich but instead broke him. He and a friend opened a men’s clothing store and went bankrupt, leaving him with a debt that would require 12 years of his life paying off creditors. Politics

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NEVER FORGET

By DANNY MINTON The Pandemic of 2020 will be registered in our minds as something we will always remember. As time moves forward, some of the details will fade, but we will not forget that it took place. Most of us will never forget. People remember those events in life that have an impact on our future. Our “National Anthem”

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SPIRITUAL CONDITIONING

By DANNY MINTON Open any social media page, and you see a myriad of political jibes. The Democrats criticize the Republicans, and the Republicans criticize the Democrats. You read the articles and recognize how selfish people are being, just thinking about what they want. In too many cases, reactions have become hateful and sometimes violent. We tell ourselves the world

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CONVICTION

By DANNY MINTON On March 6, 1836, the “Battle of the Alamo” came to an end. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna ordered his soldiers to storm the old broken-down mission held by less than 200 “Texians.” That day would end a 13-day standoff costing the lives of hundreds of Mexican soldiers and almost all of those who lived within the

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