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Is there anything we have done or could ever do to merit God’s grace? No, there is not. There are covenants or promises, including grace, mercy and redemption. Despite COVID-19, we are yet … more
Back when I started working (in 1964) the minimum wage was $1.25, a Hardee’s hamburger was 15 cents, a gallon of gas 29 cents, a haircut was 75 cents, and you could get a meat and two in many … more
RALEIGH — You may not know much about an ancient Greek mathematician and inventor named Archimedes. But I bet you know the most famous thing he said. The king of Syracuse once asked … more
Is the late Dr. Seuss, beloved writer of children’s classics such as “The Cat in the Hat,” “Green Eggs and Ham” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”, the … more
“I used to keep a list of my favorite airports,” I said to my friend on our most recent girls trip, referring to a time in my life long ago when I was jet-setting around the South Pacific … more
March weather usually gives us a little taste of spring and gardens begin to come alive as we near April. Below are gardening tips for March: Lawn Avoid that urge to fertilize your warm-season … more
No topic in recent months has polarized Americans more than the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The recent introduction of vaccines to prevent the disease has only spurred more dissension among the … more
If we had our way, we’d never purchase another vehicle. Buying a new car was just not part of our five-year plan. Isn’t it funny how life throws you curve balls? Just last week, my … more
RALEIGH — If you think the cost of living is too low, I bear good tidings. The Biden administration and its allies in Congress, regulatory agencies, and state governments across the country are … more
In every age, wherever people have built communities, the danger of fire has loomed on the periphery. Calm summer evenings and quiet wintry nights have been spliced by … more
Our legislators were correct in forcing the issue to reopen our schools. Their legislation was an acknowledgement of what most have realized, namely that children staring at screens for long periods … more
The issue of reparations to Black Americans as payment for damage done as a result of years of legal slavery and subsequent discrimination is back on the table. The House Judiciary Committee just … more
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