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Are You Truly Thankful?

Luke17:11-19“11Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled alongthe border between Samaria and Galilee.12Ashe was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy[a] met him. They stood at a distance13andcalled out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”14Whenhe saw them, he said, “Go, show yourselves to the priests” And asthey went,…

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How To Have A Wise Thanksgiving

Luke 12: 13-3413Someonein the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the…

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Help for a Heartbreak

Galatians 3:1-141”You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified.2I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by observing the law,or by believing what you heard?3Are you so foolish?After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain…

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Trusting or Trying

Galatians 3:1-141”Youfoolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? Before your very eyes Jesus Christ was clearly portrayed as crucified.2I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by observing the law, or by believing what you heard?3Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to…

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Courtesy of History.com and About.com Beginning in the mid-20th century and perhaps even earlier, the president ofthe United States has “pardoned” one or two Thanksgiving turkeys each year,sparing the birds from slaughter and sending them to a farm for retirement. Anumber of U.S. governors also perform the annual turkey pardoning ritual. Parades have also become an integral…

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What is the Deal with Black Friday?

InformationCourtesy of Wiki.com Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States,traditionally the beginning of the Christmasshopping season. On this day, many retailers open very early, often at 4 a.m.,or earlier, and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season,similar to Boxing Daysales in many Commonwealth countries. Black Friday isnot actually a…

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Meet Mr. Persistence

Bob Sutton is a man of persistence. Persistence keeps a person in the game; they keep going when the odds may appear to be against them. Bob Sutton fits that description. Bob works at the BX on Dyess AFB. He states that he has been a Christian since July of 1965 and though he has…

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Medicare Changes: What You Should Know

If you have Medicare or are turning 65 soon and will be enrolling in it, you need to be aware of new and proposed changes that could impact your life. For starters, the enrollment period is earlier this year for choosing or changing your coverage and your prescription plan. More importantly, unless Congress acts quickly,…

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Oh say Can You SEE?

This is the first line from one of the most famous songs in America. We learn it early in our school says and as adults are only aware of it at sporting events or special ceremonial events. I use this first line on our personal development seminars, because it expresses a profound question, “Oh Sa…

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Kiwanis October 2011

Greater Abilene Kiwanian Bobbie Bieberly was the Kiwanian of the Week.Greater Abilene Kiwanian Tina Walls was the Kiwanian of the Week.Greater Abilene Kiwanian Jacque Weaver was the Kiwanian of the Week.{{more}}Greater Abilene Kiwanian David Fairchilds, the 2010-11 Lowell Perry Memorial award recipient, has a photo taken with Mrs. Perry.Greater Abilene Kiwanian Steven Leggett was the…

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