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A Word about "nones"

  A word about “nones”   “You can’t put a roof on a house before you have a foundation,” was my Uncle Ben’s motto when he represented the “Prohibition Party” in the 1976 presidential elections.  Not as catchy a slogan as ...

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Chris Jackson and family in Cameroon

Karen Jackson, GBC missionary to Cameroon with Wycliffe Bible Translators, died suddenly on Friday March 22 of toxic shock following two weeks of illness.  Her husband Chris had medevaced her to South Africa, but Karen died shortly after arrival.  Chris had many things to deal with in ...

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A Word about a Great Pickle

  A word about a great “pickle”… I don’t know if kids still play “pickle in the middle,” but I hope so.  Growing up, I played “pickle” a lot.  I couldn’t catch and throw as well as the Giles brothers and I was never as fast as ...

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Karen Jackson Home with Jesus

Karen Jackson, GBC missionary to Cameroon with Wycliffe Bible Translators, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 22.  Karen was sick for two weeks and suddenly fainted on Thursday. She was rushed to a hospital in "septic shock".  She was med-evacted on a special flight to South Africa, ...

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"You are so funny!"

My husband, Tom, makes me laugh. A lot. It is one of the many things I love about him. We celebrated our 20th anniversary last August, and our marriage is something that brings me (and Tom) lots of joy. It’s not because we don’t argue, because we do. It’s not because we are both ...

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