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The Seasoning

"You are the world's seasoning, to make it tolerable.  If you lose your flavor, what will happen to the world?  And you yourselves will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless." (Matthew 5:13 TLB)Last Sunday I was on my own at church with my 8...

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What Would Jesus Do? Part 1

"All things work together for good to them that love God." (Romans 8:28 NIV)Hurricane Zeta was less than 24 hours away from the small Mississippi town.  The people didn’t know it yet, but Zeta would bring Katrina-like destruction in the next few days.  The town’s...

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What Would Jesus Do? Part 2

"Whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV)There are some people who go to work every day, collect a paycheck, go home. However, this is not a description of the Office of Coroner, George County, Mississippi.  These dedicated public...

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Unexpected

We live our lives with certain expectations, so it is always a surprise when the unexpected happens.In 1959, we were in the United Kingdom for three weeks. During that time, we spent a day trying to find the resting place of my wife's paternal grandfather. Eventually,...

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An Outback Country Hospital

An outback country hospital (bush hospital) at the township of Walwa, was forced by funding cutbacks to close it's acute bed section. An elderly woman suffering cancer with only weeks to live had expressed the desire to die in the hospital in her home town near her...

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