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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

Two months after her heroic husband was killed on United Flight 93, Lisa Beamer was asked to say a few words at a Women of Faith Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You remember that Lisa was the 32-year-old widow of Todd Beamer, who was one of those killed trying to overcome the terrorists on September 11, 2001.

When I was born to my parents – late in life, folks used to like to say – they had a college freshman, a high school student and one in seventh grade.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

Sometimes it takes a long time before you’re able to pay forward a kindness. This one took me 12 years to repay.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

Really now, where would we be if it were not for the long suffering patience of God in dealing with us difficult human beings?

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

So often we Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with hot dogs, hamburgers, pizzas, homemade ice cream and family get-togethers. We hear speeches or read articles with some mention of liberty, justice and the American way. We watch or participate in such things as road races or other special contests.

Loving America does not mean that we ignore her faults, past or present. It does not mean that we are unaware of her inequalities or injustices that must be challenged and changed.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

Simply stated, I cannot over-emphasize the critical nature of listening to the building of authentic relationships.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

So how do we come to love ourselves and overcome our feelings of inadequacy, inferiority and worthlessness?

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

A survey was once conducted over the country in which two questions were asked. First, are you worried about anything? Second, if so, what?

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

In a couple of weeks, along with numerous others, she will reach the monumental milestone of becoming a high school graduate.

Isaiah the prophet reminds us of how we can live wisely and well in the midst of continuous strain (tensions).

One of Mama’s constraint refrains was, “None of y’uns realize how much I do for this family. When I’m gone, y’all will all realize it.”

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

Countless people who have learned how to keep going report that at least one of the ingredients for endurance is the understanding of the meaning of one’s life.

It ruins health. It demolishes peace at home. It leads to violence. It prompts open crime. It turns love into hatred.

It is important that we people of faith be clear that human tragedy is not the will of God.

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