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I’m usually bummed when Monday comes along because it means daddy goes back to work, but he was home. As mom made sandwiches and packed up our hiking gear, I knew an adventure was coming. Oh boy! Where would we go this time? Mom said some place new as we needed material for my blog. I was do…

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Consider this statement by Pastor Bill Johnson: When we live out of discipline, we are admired. When we live out of passion, we are contagious. Passion and discipline are good, but today let’s explore passion. Passion creates commitment and commitment is the ignitor of momentum. Momentum tur…

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Here’s a great illustration I found on the internet of two different perspectives — one coming from Venus (a feminine perspective) and the other from Mars (a masculine perspective). One is called The Wife’s Diary. The other is called The Husband’s Diary. 

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I wrote an article in 2012 in this column about a pastor friend of mine who has impacted the prison at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence. He has worked at the Florence prison since 2012. Recently, I phoned him for an update. I will start with my article in 2012. I will finish with…

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Andres Jimenez of Anthem was named to the dean’s list at SUNY Delhi for the fall 2020 semester. Jimenez is pursuing a degree in business and technology management. The dean’s list is a recognition of students who enrolled in six or more credits and earned a 3.5 or higher grade-point average …

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