Monthly Archives: November 2018

Finding Gratitude When Paradise is Lost

By Steve Beard As families and friends gather on Thanksgiving to watch football, meticulously avoid politics, and feast on holiday favorites, the day will be starkly different for the first responders and fire victims in California. Accounting for dozens of … Continue reading

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Hopes and Dreams (This Train)

By Bruce Springsteen Big wheels roll through fields Where sunlight streams Meet me in a land of hope and dreams This train carries saints and sinners This train carries losers and winners This train carries whores and gamblers This train … Continue reading

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St. Augustine on the love of God

When he poses the question, “What do I love when I love my God?” St. Augustine responded: “Not the beauty of any bodily thing, nor the order of seasons, not the brightness of light that rejoices the eye, nor the sweet … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom: Along side Babe Ruth, Justice Antonin Scalia, and Roger Staubach, Elvis Presley (1935-1977) was awarded the nation’s highest civilian commendation. He sold more than a billion records and starred in 31 films. “Some people tap … Continue reading

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Ordinary Superhero: Stan Lee (1922-2018)

By Leo Partible Stan Lee is a rock star. He is the Elvis of comic books. He didn’t create the medium, nor did he invent the superhero, but he was responsible for popularizing both for the masses. Like Elvis, he … Continue reading

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