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Quote for Today January 14th

Quote for Today January 14th

on January 14, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, People

“God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars” Elbert Hubbard Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. Raised in Hudson, Illinois, he met early success as a traveling salesman with the Larkin soap company. Today Hubbard is mostly known as the founder of […]

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Milton McLean

Milton McLean

on January 7, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

From The Memphis DAILY AVALANCHE, January 8, 1876 Jackson, Tenn. [Special to the Avalanche, January 7] From the Jackson Sun of today we collate the following; Milton McLean was hung one-half mile south of this City at the foot of Liberty Street, precisely at 1 o’clock today. Mayor King and the city police force constituted the Sheriff’s guard. McLean was […]

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Animal Portraits By Alex Cech

Animal Portraits By Alex Cech

on January 5, 2020, 7:37 AM / in People

Alex Cech has been painting pets from their owners’ photos for years now. She loves her job, and one of her favorite things is to see the subject and the portrait she created side by side. Since she usually doesn’t get to meet her pet subjects, she collects all the images the happy owners forward to her. You can see more of her […]

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Meet The Rancher Who Has To Police The Border By Himself

on January 3, 2020, 6:57 AM / in National News, People

BY WILLIAM DAVIS  |  DAILY CALLER America’s immigration crisis has been overshadowed by soundbites and political fights in Washington, D.C., but for  many Americans, what happens at the border has real-life consequences. The Chiltons own a ranch near the U.S.-Mexico border, and have to face the day to day dangers that come with America’s border crisis. See what the Chiltons […]

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Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

Former NBA commissioner David Stern dies at 77

on January 2, 2020, 7:14 AM / in Basketball, People

Former NBA commissioner David Stern, who helped build the basketball league into a global brand, died Wednesday less than three weeks after suffering a brain hemorrhage and undergoing emergency surgery. He was 77. Stern was involved with the NBA for years before taking on the job of commissioner in 1984. He served in the position longer than anyone else, and […]

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New You

New You

on January 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

The following was what I was filled with during this past night.  I call it a vision – as it came about without any pre-thought and it kept repeating all night long.  That told me I had to write it out and send it to the WGEN list. When you pray – WHO do you pray to?  I ask that […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

on January 1, 2020, 7:30 AM / in People
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Our New Year Wish

Our New Year Wish

on January 1, 2020, 6:25 AM / in People, Religion

Its been a couple of weeks since I had finished reading through my father in law’s Bible during my not so daily devotion and looked in my library for another Bible edition to use. I found a King James version that had been on my book shelves for many years, one that I had occasionally used for study. The other morning as […]

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Monty Python collaborator Neil Innes dies at 75

Monty Python collaborator Neil Innes dies at 75

on December 31, 2019, 8:11 AM / in People

Neil Innes — the British comedy songwriter who worked with Monty Python and played in the Beatles parody group the Rutles — died Monday, the BBC reports. He was 75. Innes’ family confirmed his death in a statement, saying, “We have lost a beautiful, kind, gentle soul whose music and songs touched the heart of everyone and whose intellect and search for truth inspired […]

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Gandhi’s note to Hitler suggesting peace, a child’s advice for poorly President Nixon to eat his greens and classic Steve Martin humour for a fan: Some of the greatest letters you will ever read

Gandhi’s note to Hitler suggesting peace, a child’s advice for poorly President Nixon to eat his greens and classic Steve Martin humour for a fan: Some of the greatest letters you will ever read

on December 31, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

By Ted Thornhill As Adolf Hitler pulled the world ever closer to conflict in 1939, Mohandas Gandhi wrote him a personal letter, urging him to pull back from the brink ‘for the sake of humanity’. The German dictator never received the letter because it was intercepted by the British government – but it’s been published in a book called Letters […]

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a gruffalo christmas

a gruffalo christmas

on December 29, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

a gruffalo christmas Special Thanks to Jackie By Rory  /  This Life I Live “A Gruffalo… what’s a Gruffalo? A Gruffalo… why, didn’t you know? There’s no such thing as a Gruffalo!” Those are lines from Indiana’s favorite book and video called “The Gruffalo”. In the story, a mouse goes for a stroll through the deep dark wood to find […]

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Radio broadcaster Don Imus has died

Radio broadcaster Don Imus has died

on December 28, 2019, 8:23 AM / in People

Radio shock jock Don Imus, one of the pioneers of his genre, died Friday less than two years after retiring, according to a family statement given to NBC New York. He was 79. He died Friday after being hospitalized at the Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in College Station, Texas, his family said. The cause of death was not […]

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Quote for Today December 29th

Quote for Today December 29th

on December 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, History, People

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. J. R. R. Tolkien John Ronald Reuel Tolkien  was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow […]

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Anyone missing a cat, it’s declawed and friendly.

Anyone missing a cat, it’s declawed and friendly.

on December 27, 2019, 3:03 PM / in Local News, People
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Quote of the Week

on December 27, 2019, 8:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, the day of the week when I unearth an uplifting or stimulating quotation. Today’s comes from a venerable Hollywood hoofer. Eighty-seven years ago today, a building opened in New York City that was so spectacular visitors could imagine what the United States might look like again after the Great Depression. Despite the stock […]

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Quote for Today December 27th

Quote for Today December 27th

on December 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional […]

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Quote for Today December 26th

Quote for Today December 26th

on December 26, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something. Neil Gaiman Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman is an English author of short […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

on December 24, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Luke 2:11-14 11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 21st

Christmas Quote for Today December 21st

on December 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented popularity, and by the twentieth […]

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Merry Christmas From Lucy….

on December 21, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Dear Ones, Every year at this time, we hear the word of God expressed through the prophet Isaiah. Whether proclaimed in Handel’s “Messiah” or seen on  cards, the words of Isaiah 9 are heard. Almost every interpretation of this verse and every sermon composed on the subject limits the scope of the verse to a proclamation that CHRIST, the everlasting […]

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