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WHERE IS GOD WHEN WE SUFFER?

By MIKE PATRICK I received an email one night from a couple in California. They had a friend searching for a way to deal with her relative’s severe illness and lack of any improvement. Another relative blamed the sick person’s lack of healing on the family’s lack of faith. This couple had given their friend encouragement and even shared appropriate

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DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE

By DANNY MINTON Summertime in the 1950’s and 60’s was much different than today. You had your chores to mow the lawn or wash the car, but other than that you would pretty much have a lot of free time on your hands. There were no cell phones, computers or video games (unless you count “Pong” which few people owned),

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PERHAPS WE NEED TO BE LISTENING

By JANICE SIX “What you do speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you say.” This quote is a favorite of mine. It’s certainly not original to me. Most who occupy their time searching for the origin of quotes believe it to be a variation of a saying attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson in an essay published in 1895. The

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GRIT LEADS TO BOOK FOR HSU GRAD

By Loretta Fulton “Determined, dedicated, delightful.” Those three words pretty well define Jan Eastland. Two words that she never let define her were “cerebral” and “palsy.” Even though Eastland has lived with the neurological disorder her entire life, she never let it define her. That was proven again Jan. 12 when a reception was held for her at Hardin-Simmons University

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FAMILY REUNIONS

By Danny Minton Every year, I try to attend the family reunion on my dad’s side. Like many families, the Minton family has always made it a point to get together on a yearly basis to keep in touch. I believe this is an important part of a family’s legacy and should be a practice that every family should make

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