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Happy Easter: The story of Jeremy’s Egg (reposting)

Posted by: ST on April 20, 2014 at 9:32 am » 0 Comments

Love this Easter story, and post it every Easter. Hope you enjoy it, too. What Was In Jeremy’s Egg? by Ida Mae Kempel Jeremy was born with a twisted body, a slow mind and a chronic, terminal illness that had been slowly killing him all his young life. Still, his parents had tried to give […]

 

On Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of #SB1062 – the religious rights bill

Posted by: ST on February 27, 2014 at 10:41 am » 2 Comments

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the last week or so you’ve heard about Arizona’s SB 1062 bill – dubbed by the mainstream media and those who oppose it as the “anti-gay” bill when the more correct term for it is that it actually was a religious rights/freedoms bill, a point even some national […]

 

Discussion: Should private biz be legally penalized for refusing services to customers?

Posted by: ST on February 19, 2014 at 11:26 am » 4 Comments

A controversial bill taken up in Kansas recently has stirred a national discussion on what constitutes “religious freedom” versus “unlawful discrimination” – via AP: TOPEKA, Kan. — An anti-gay marriage proposal that roiled Kansas politics is dead, the chairman of a state Senate committee assigned to review it said Tuesday. But the declaration from Senate […]

 

Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas

Posted by: ST on December 25, 2013 at 9:48 am » 4 Comments

I post this “meaning of Christmas” video clip from the Charlie Brown Christmas special every year – it never goes out of style. And always timely, when you think about it. Feeling very thankful and blessed for many things this year, including another year with mom and dad. Am also extremely grateful for all of […]

 

Future of Duck Dynasty show on A&E in limbo as Robertson family fires back

Posted by: ST on December 20, 2013 at 10:38 am » 8 Comments

You’ve heard all about the “controversy” surrounding Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson and his comments about homosexuality (and other sins, which is ignored in all this). As a result, the elder Robertson was suspended from being filmed in future episodes while A&E mulled their options. Well, the Robertson family has responded, casting doubt on the […]

 

QOTD: Liberal activist equates supporting #Obamacare to being a ‘true Christian’

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2013 at 7:47 pm » 9 Comments

More from the “Stuck on Stupid” files: When Beyoncé performs at Washington’s Verizon Center on Wednesday night, she’ll encounter a small protest outside urging her to use her performance as a way to encourage young people to sign up for Obamacare. Rocky Twyman is a local activist known for putting on timely and catchy — […]

 

Wishing the Rev. Billy Graham a very happy, blessed 95th birthday

Posted by: ST on November 7, 2013 at 10:32 am » 7 Comments

North Carolina’s favorite son and world-renowned man of faith Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 today: His eyes are clouded, his voice grainy and his famous wavy hair has turned snow-white. But age has not robbed Billy Graham of his power – softer now – to preach the Gospel. As the Charlotte-born evangelist turns 95 Thursday, […]

 

Awesome: Rev. Billy Graham is named North Carolina’s “favorite son”

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2013 at 6:52 pm » 2 Comments

Via the Charlotte Observer: RALEIGH With his family and the governor looking on, and tearful testimonials from some of those he’s touched, the Rev. Billy Graham was honored as North Carolina’s “favorite son” Wednesday by the General Assembly. The House and Senate each passed resolutions honoring the 94-year-old Graham and his late wife, Ruth. “We’re […]

 

NC House Speaker’s office: So-called “state religion” resolution “dead”

Posted by: ST on April 4, 2013 at 6:07 pm » 3 Comments

Via ABC11/WTVD: RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis’ office said Thursday that a resolution asserting North Carolina has the power to set an official state religion is dead, and won’t go any further. The resolution, filed by two Republicans from Rowan County, declared “each state is sovereign and may independently determine how the […]

 

Clearing up confusion on the “NC wants to establish a state religion” nonsense

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2013 at 4:56 pm » 5 Comments

A brouhaha is erupting both in this state and nationwide over reports that the state of North Carolina wants to “establish a state religion” by way of a “bill” introduced in the state house. I’m hoping to clear up some confusion about this as our local Democrat-friendly mainstream media seems to want to throw misleading […]