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Life and Death Choices

Another pithy statement that helped to shape my life was, “Breathing is not living.” When my mother first said it, one of my great-uncles was entering the terminal stages of an illness. 1,161 more words

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When the "Countdown to Christmas" becomes routine

Christmas is definitely coming – and it is coming very quickly! Families have different ways of preparing for, or actually counting down to Christmas Eve. We officially have FOUR different Advent calendars in our home – four different routines each night to help our family countdown to Christmas. 678 more words


Looking Backward

Several years ago I read a book that made a big impression on me. A major part of the impression was the discovery that I was not the only child on earth who felt that her mother saw or foresaw evil whether it was there or not. 1,350 more words

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Church of the Morton Arboretum

By Christopher Cudworth

As a person with a lifelong interest in nature and especially birds, the outdoors has always felt like a holy place to me. 304 more words

The Right Kind Of Pride

Is truth absolute or relative?

Secular thinkers assert that truth is always relative. Is killing right or wrong? It depends. That is why we have major social arguments over abortion. 1,135 more words

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