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NATURE AND SPIRITUALITY

The public is invited to take a stroll through the Lake Kirby Nature Park, followed by a time of spiritual reflection, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. The program is a collaboration between Matthew Broyles, minister to emerging adults at First Baptist Church, and Rick Hammer, associate professor of biology at Hardin-Simmons University, and a member of the West

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WITH CONNALLY’S DEATH, AN ABILENE LEGEND IS LOST

Editor’s Note: Loretta Fulton’s biography, “Virginia Connally, M.D.: Trailblazing Physician, Woman of Faith,” is available at Texas Star Trading Co., 174 Cypress St., Abilene, or by contacting Loretta Fulton, editor@spiritofabilene.com Dr. Virginia Boyd Connally, Abilene’s first female physician, died at 7:34 a.m. Sunday, March 31. A grandson, Sid Roberts, texted that Connally had died in an inpatient hospice center in

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AS WE HAVE BEEN FORGIVEN

March 14th By Travis Frampton A couple of years ago I was flipping through TV channels when something on C-Span caught my attention. Two lawyers were debating whether the Ten Commandments should be posted in federal and state court houses. The debate was lively. Both sides exchanged compelling arguments. But, as I sat there enthralled by their discussion, I thought

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TOWARD LOVE AND GOOD DEEDS

International Women’s Day Speech By MOLLY WARREN Hardin-Simmons University Five women are named in Jesus’ earthly lineage. Two were Canaanite; two were Jewish; one was a Moabite. One was a prostitute by trade (Rahab); two were used as prostitutes (Bathsheba & Tamar); one was shunned for false promiscuity accusations (Mary) and one was shunned because of racism (Ruth). All five

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