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Father’s Day

By JIM NICHOLS Here in the calendar vicinity of Fathers’ Day, I have some “thank yous” to identify. It sounds like a prayer for my dad. Dad,We met in a delayed fashion. You were in Italy in the war when I was born and we first encountered one another when I was 14 months old. Mother told me many times

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I HAVE TWO SONS

By DANNY MINTON I have two sons: My youngest son, Chris, lives in Corpus Christi. He’s become successful in business and is turning into the young man his mother and I always desired for him to be. He is kind, loving, and generous. He shares what’s happening in his life. He’s what his mom and I dreamed of when we

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A FATHER’S DAY PRAYER

By THE REV. MARY GLOVER  Let us pray to our Creator: Every day, but on this day especially, we ask your blessing on all fathers: For those whose hair is curly, buzzed, blonde, red, black or brown For those whose hair has greyed, thinned out, or even disappeared For those standing tall as a tree and those barely taller than

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NEVER TOO LATE FOR FOREGIVENESS

(Editor’s Note: Carolyn Newman wrote this column, “Father’s Day and Foregiveness,” in 2006 and recently updated it for Spirit of Abilene.) By CAROLYN NEWMAN “I have returned to the God of my Father, the most God-like man a child could know.” Those are lyrics from Marijohn Wilkin”s “I Have Returned.” Before singing it at church, I asked, “Is that a

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