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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 12:21:55

Christmas Cheer

Christmas memories fill our Christmas tree. It stands in our living room, filled with white lights and ornaments. Our ornaments reflect the life of our family: varied and interesting, some old, some new, some precious and some common. Some of....

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Thursday, December 15th, 2011 12:20:33

I’m Glad I Cleaned Bathrooms

My first paying job was cleaning the bathrooms of the First Baptist Church of Carrollton, Ga. This was also my sister's first job. The money we made was our money. We could decide how to spend it: clothes, records, books,....

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Thursday, December 8th, 2011 12:19:56

Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Last month, I wrote a column providing a midterm life update based on a question by David Brooks. This week, I'm writing a letter to my 16-year-old self. The letter is inspired by the book, "Dear Me: A Letter to....

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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 12:19:13

Let Your Presence Be Your Present

December is often the time of too many events, too many parties, too many obligations, too many gifts and too much family. There are quite a few Decembers in my recent memory where I did too much, slept too little....

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Thursday, November 24th, 2011 12:18:33

Give Thanks

The first "official" Thanksgiving was celebrated 212 years ago. President George Washington's first presidential proclamation designated the 26th day of November to be set aside for giving thanks. "It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of....

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Thursday, November 17th, 2011 12:17:39

Midterm Life Report

"What is the meaning of life?" my middle school daughter asked me recently as we were lying on her bed one evening. After a few minutes of contemplation, knowing that the answer was not about acquisition of money, fame or....

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Thursday, November 17th, 2011 12:16:21

Those Super Heroes

I'm going to take the opportunity this week to write a letter of thanks, to our veterans. Our country is blessed to have people who are willing to serve in our military. They enter the service knowing that they might....

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 12:15:37

One Year Countdown

It will take more than a generic Republican candidate to defeat President Obama next year. Repubicans will need a leader that can inspire millions to get involved and take action. Enthusiasm, optimism and passion are called for to make the....

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 12:14:53

A Time for Choosing Our Rendezvous With Destiny

Today, everyday citizens find ourselves at a crossroads. Abandon the ideals of the American Revolution, or take control of our destiny. The American people are called to action. Every generation must decide if it wants to leave politics to the....

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Thursday, October 20th, 2011 12:14:13

America Loses in Most Recent Debate

In the two hours of the Republican debate Tuesday night, more energy was spent in back-and-forth bickering than substantive answers. At times, I put my head down to avoid watching the candidates talk over each other. Due in part to....

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