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From Your Valentine!

Today is Valentine's Day, 2019 - a day that is known for a number of events that have happened on this date in history. For example, in 278 A.D., St. Valentine, a holy priest in Rome during the days of ...

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Loneliness and Isolation

I have been reading lately about the way that we are isolating ourselves from our neighbors and others as we get more involved with social media. As a result, we are getting more lonely and researchers tell us that being ...

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Rain, Rain, Go Away…

come again another day... Yes, that's the old rhyme we have heard since our earliest childhood memories. I remember when I was growing up, my Grandma would recite that poem every time it rained. And how appropriate that I thought ...

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A Soft Lunar Landing

Our oldest daughter, Kristin, gave me a book for Christmas on the flight of Apollo 8, a U.S. mission to orbit the moon by Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders back in 1968. As some of you know, I ...

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For the Least of These

The last several days have been brutal as far as the weather is concerned here in central Indiana. And while we hit temperatures of -12 F on Wednesday morning, our friends and family to the north, near Chicago, had it ...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 1945, seventy-four years ago today, Soviet troops entered the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland and liberated those who had not yet been murdered by the Nazis. More than 1.1 million Jews, and a total of 1.3 million ...

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About Cryoseisms…

It's been a strange week so far. We've already had a Super Blood Wolf Moon on Sunday evening and other kinds of geological events here on earth. The total lunar eclipse was interesting because it was the first time this ...

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The News of Jesus

There is a post circulating on Facebook right now having to do with the celebration of the news of Jesus - BEFORE His birth. In fact, I have seen that several of you who are avid readers of TBTB have ...

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Don’t Shoot my Dog!

Throughout the years, Janet and I have had many dogs, and cats, as pets. We picked out our first two dogs several weeks after we were married back in August, 1973 and, with the exception of several months, have not ...

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St. Knut’s Day…

On January 13th, I always think about a number of events that have occurred on this day during my life. Probably the most memorable was the death of my paternal grandfather in 1966 when I was 12 years old - ...

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