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A disproportionate number of black people are killed by police in this country. The murders of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks were captured on video in a way that makes it impossible to not see this problem. When you look at the long list of unarmed black people killed by the police you mi…

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An old Cherokee told his grandson, “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, greed, jealousy, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy & truth.”

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I know we have all seen the work the water department is doing on the west side of town.

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I was in the middle of writing a funny note to a friend when I heard the news that the U.S. had passed the 100,000 mark in number of deaths due to coronavirus. I couldn’t finish the note. Since we have all known that this threshold was near, I was somewhat surprised at the impact that crossi…

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A recent blog by Dr. Erin Bromage, entitled “The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them”, describes how viruses are transmitted in terms that a non-scientist can easily read. Here’s a summary of the most salient points:

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My heart goes out to all those individuals and families that have lost loved ones due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s easy to get depressed under these conditions, as the media showers us in a bath of negative news about unemployment, lower productivity, oil prices that don’t even make sense,…

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Secondly, God always speaks and deals first with his own people, those who have been brought into relationship with him through faith in Jesus Christ. What is he saying and what are we to be doing? Here are a few thoughts. If we’re in the front lines of caring for people or serving in some w…

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In times of crisis, many people call upon their faith to help them through. Some people find new faith. Others begin to question their faith because it is unable to sustain them. In the time of this crisis, I think many people will experience a crisis of faith. Why? Because we, as a society,…

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Steven Stiefel’s piece, “Patriotism is being considerate,” moved me to affirm what he wrote, plus to consider several, perhaps more fundamental questions for us all.

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Monday DeKalb County students gathered to celebrate what it means to be a good citizen while reading essays and distributing awards to the many community heroes.