Monthly Archives: November 2008

Lincoln letter discovered…

DALLAS – A Texas museum hopes a document found in its archives turns out to be an authentic government copy of Abraham Lincoln‘s eloquent letter consoling a mother thought to have lost five sons in the Civil War. The famed … Continue reading

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Good Advice…

1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Talk to God about what is going on in your life. Buy … Continue reading

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My son and Racial Profiling…

This morning, I read this post on Elwood’s internet site. This particular post read:   In response to Obama’s complaint that FOX News doesn’t show enough Black and Hispanic people on their network, FOX Network has announced that they will … Continue reading

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Kentucky Teen Beats The KKK…

(CNN) — A jury awarded $2.5 million in damages on Friday to a Kentucky teenager who was severely beaten by members of a Ku Klux Klan group because they mistakenly thought he was an illegal Latino immigrant, the Southern Poverty … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields

  By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the … Continue reading

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Bright Shining Moments…

I love this air of hopefulness, this air of accomplishment, this air of vision and foreword thinking. In 2000 we missed the feeling of change, the feeling of renewal because of that hotly contested election that dragged on well into … Continue reading

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Bright Shining Moments…

This past week’s election seems to have ignited a multitude of bright shining moments – moments that have touched others in a deep, hopeful manner. This particular story was on Indianapolis’ Channel 8… INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – When President Elect Barack … Continue reading

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