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When Others Get All the Credit

What do you do when others get all the credit?

When I was in the fourth grade, Mrs. Casey assigned the class Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, … 683 more words

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How Long Will You Let an Argument Continue?

There’s nothing worse than an argument that just will not die.

  • Maybe it’s that sister who faithfully reminds you that, when you were kids,  you were wrong about the merits of wearing a mullet.
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How to Accept the Downfall of Somebody Else

Don’t you just love it when your adversary, that thorn in your side, or even just that obnoxious co-worker gets put in his place? It doesn’t even have to be someone you personally know. 645 more words

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When Pride Becomes Our Own Worst Enemy

It stings to be overlooked—especially when you’re good at what you do.

Benedict Arnold’s name is synonymous with treason. He was the American Revolution’s Judas. When we were kids and someone was a traitor to a friendship, we called him Benedict Arnold. 489 more words

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Art That Saves Lives

Bacteria. We do our best to keep it away. Soap and water. Disinfectants. The latest wonder product sold on late-night television.

Well, most people do. Alexander Fleming painted with bacteria. 485 more words

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This Week in History: 18th January 1486 Henry VII marries Elizabeth of York

On 18 January 1486, Henry VII married Elizabeth of York in a ceremony which symbolised the unison of the houses of York and Lancaster and reinforced Henry’s hold on the crown. 344 more words


Tapping Into What God Has Given You

A little trivia for you history nerds: January 10 is the 117th anniversary  of the oil gusher at Spindletop near Beaumont, TX. Why is that such a big deal? 553 more words

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