Opinion

Feast On Gratitude

Feast On Gratitude Faith Perspectives – November 22, 2017 By Rev. Beverly Kahle St Paul UCC, Nashville Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, so I get a little discouraged that sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas, it gets shoved to the wayside and its power is lessened. I blame a lack of marketing for this. Halloween, you

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Letter: Perry County Sheriff Warns About Holiday Season Phone Scams

Letter: Perry County Sheriff Warns About Holiday Season Phone Scams Holiday Season is upon us and so are the Phone Scams. I would like to warn our people that there are numerous phone scams going on. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office fields numerous calls each week regarding entities claiming that you owe them money. It

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Faith Perspectives – November 15, 2017

Faith Perspectives – November 15, 2017 By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church, Nashville Each year when Thanksgiving rolls around, most people take time during the holiday week to think about all they have to be thankful for. At the same time, there are also many who feel they have no reason to thank

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Submission: A Perspective Of A Person Who Did It The Right Way

Submission: A Perspective Of A Person Who Did It The Right Way The town of Prescott Valley, Ariz., hosted a Freedom Rally. Quang Nguynen was asked to speak on his experience of coming to American and what it means. He spoke the following in dedication to all Vietnam Veterans. Thought you might enjoy hearing what

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Poem: The Colors Of Our Pride

Poem: The Colors Of Our Pride By Rachael Dziaba Red, white and blue the colors of our pride The colors that adorn our veterans as they Come home; war-battered and broken With somber faces that only smile when They see everything they left behind Is there, waiting for them Red for the blood shed and

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Letter: What Is A Veteran?

Letter: What Is A Veteran? A veteran, whether active duty, discharged, retired or reserve is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of American for an amount of up to and including his or her life. Signed, A Veteran Edmund Pasziewicz Nashville

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Faith Perspectives – November 1, 2017

Faith Perspectives – November 1, 2017 By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale As this column comes out it is All Saints Day for the Church. A day to remember the saints that have gone on before us to glory. The origin of this day came about as the early church remembered those who were

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Faith Perspectives – October 25, 2017

Faith Perspectives – October 25, 2017 By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale Recently on a trip to Indiana, I enjoyed seeing the variety of stages of the harvest, seeing fields ready for harvest, others in the process, many finished, and others showing sprouts of new growth. Seeing the diversity made the trip more interesting.

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Letter: Why is There a “Life Chain”?

Letter: Why is There a “Life Chain”? A heartfelt thank you to all who took part in the national “Life Chain.” Held annually in October, this visual assists in the consciousness-raising of the sanctity of human life, and the loving option of adoption. Participants are silent witnesses, holding pro-Life signs and silently praying to end

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