Life Has No Opposite

As the final days of this year have drawn to a close and the first day of the New Year has come, I, like many people, become more reflective and introspective. This past month has been a source of much emotion. The month started with the loss of people. A good friend and good man […]

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Empty Kettles, Full Lives

Every day, The Salvation Army in locations all around the world, and in your local community, send out bell ringers, red kettles, and shiny bells out into the world in the hopes that the general public would be generous. Each day these empty buckets go out empty. The plan is for them to come back full. […]

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Let Them Ring the Bells

Let Them Ring the Bells by June Noble December 13, 2014 When it is the holiday season And the spirit is glowing brightly It is also a time of great dire For the poor and hungry Their only salvation And the guiding light Are the red kettles and shields And the chiming of the bells […]

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Going Blue

Today is National Awareness Day for 2014! I know there are many days on the calendar that are designated for a special purpose or cause. In fact, you can find a 2014 calendar here that shares many of these special days. There are many people who suffer with many issues. Honestly, cancer sucks, diabetes sucks, […]

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Place of Quiet Rest

Do you have a special place? Do you have a place of “quiet rest”? There is a place of quiet rest, Near to the heart of God, Cleland Boyd McAfee (1866-1944) Some people enjoy being out in nature. Some people like being in beautiful spaces. Some people have a special “prayer closet”. Where do you […]

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