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The golden ticket essay

*One of my students, Jared Tickner, in Comp II this semester gave me permission to share this essay with all of you. This is his first essay for the semester; I read it after reading a stack of other essays that were good essays but didn't quite measure up in one way or another. Some… Continue reading The golden ticket essay

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Here’s your sign

*Today's post is written by my friend and regular contributor, Debra Dickey. Thanks for sharing your insights with us, Debra!* I agree with Moses.  “God, if You are not coming with me, don’t make me go!”  …but if have to, then please, please, please give me a sign!!   [Moses actually says, “If Your Presence will… Continue reading Here’s your sign

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Powerless

*Special thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for sharing her insights in today's post.* This is when we are lured to give up.  This is the time we want to quit.  This is the feeling that leads to defeat and sadness.  This is when our prayers become cries of despair.  This is the time we… Continue reading Powerless

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I did it!

Thank you, Henry Petty, for serving as today's guest contributor! Check out Henry's blog for more of his reflections. This past Saturday night, I was finally confirmed into the Catholic Church.  It had only taken 33 years to finish, but the point is, I did it. Last night, my girlfriend Shannon and I, attended a… Continue reading I did it!