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Thursday, July 28, 2016
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This is a dangerous soapbox...
Well, what's about to happen here is a first for me. I have always withheld my personal opinion on local issues, for several good reasons. But we have an issue going on right now that has prompted me to break my own rule. Next week, I believe on Tuesday, a hearing will be held to determine whether or not a county-wide election planned for Aug. 9 will be allowed to go forward...
It may be time to try exercise...
So I just came back from a lovely ten day vacation down South to my homelands, and if there is any food left in the state of Louisiana I will be surprised. I don't mention it much because I've lived in Arkansas for so long, and my accent doesn't really indicate it, but I come from a long line of good old fashioned Louisiana French Cajuns. ...

Every child, every day
Every day, as a teacher, I would stand at my classroom door and greet every child I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to teach. I learned that relationship-building skill from my mentor, Idell Jenkins, as I watched him greet students coming into the school building. ...
What God Demands of Us as Christians
I want us to go back and think about the first time I was with you. You show up in worship wondering what you are about to see and hear. We have worship, but was it the same as before? Did you leave energized, refreshed, and optimistic? Were there things that were bothersome, different, almost to the point of what have we gotten ourselves into with this new guy? Will there be demands with my time, my talents, and my treasures? Is he the one that can take us in the direction that the charter members originally had in mind?. ...
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