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Archive for May 2012

I Believe Change Will Do You Good!

Matthew 19:26 26Jesus looked at them and said, “With man thisis impossible, but with God all things are possible.” The new year, comes around soquickly it seems like and it usually brings so many the opportunity, toreevaluate the different things that they want to see come about in theirlives. New things they want to see…

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You Cannot Reap Them All

Luke 8:4-15 4While alarge crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town,he told this parable: 5″Afarmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell alongthe path; it was trampled on, and the birds of the air ate it up.6Somefell on rock, and when it…

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The African American Parents Association 2012 Education Forum

On May 23, 2012, The Abilene Black Parents Association will be having a 2012 Education Forum beginning 7:00 pm at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, 520 Stafford Drive. Please contact Dr. Jerry Taylor 674-3760 jat02f@acu.edu or Ryan Bowman 674-3751 rlb03b@acu.edu   About the Abilene Black Parents Association:   The Mission: Recruit AfricanAmerican parents and guardians…

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Mother’s Day

Ephesians 6:1-3 1”Children,obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.2″Honoryour father and mother” which is the first commandment with a promise 3″thatit may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” This week we are honoring ourmothers. Not only are we commanded to honor our mothers; it…

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MOTHER’S DAY TRIVIA AND TRADITIONS

Courtesy of mothersdayworld.com Mothers’ Day is celebrated in almost all the parts of theworld. And in every part there is some or other interesting tradition relatedto this special occasion. This special day devoted to the mothers in the entireworld has trivia as well in its account. We are sharing the same with you onthis Mothers’…

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Memorial Day History & Facts

Courtesy of Purpletrail.com * Memorial Day was first celebrated on May 30, 1868. It wasobserved by placing flowers on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiersduring the first national celebration. Gen. James Garfield made a speech atArlington National Cemetery, after which around 5,000 participants helped todecorate the graves of the more than 20,000 Union and…

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Another Vote For Lydia M. Long

I am an attorney and have known Dr. Long for 15 years. She is a great mother, an excellent member of her community, and very well educated. She has undertaken many projects to restore the neighborhood she lives in and to bring some neat amenities to Abilene, such as a dog park, for everyone to…

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Local Breast Cancer Advocate Awarded Scholarship and Participated in Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum in New York City

More than 275 Avon Foundation-funded BreastCancer Community Health Educators, Patient Navigators, Nurses and Physicians Gathered from Across the Country New York, NY – D’Nette Broyles attended the 2012 Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum asa representative of Alliance for Women and Children, after being awarded ascholarship from the Avon Foundation for Women. This year’s Forum took…

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Small Changes Can Help

If you’re like many Americans, your healthcare is taking a major bite out of your paycheck. According to the Organization for Economic Development, the average American spends $7,960 on healthcare annually, representing nearly 20 percent of the average U.S. income of $40,000. Experts are advising consumers to take a proactive approach toward reducing their healthcare…

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