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Details of the program are at The luxury hotels participating in the program this winter are Jumeirah Essex House, Loews Regency, the London NYC, the Sherry-Netherland Hotel, Trump International…

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Published December 23rd, 2008 by

This is a test devotional post for church giving and the economy. Churches, like everyone else, have faced a decline in receipts during the current recession. As unemployment fears widen,…

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The American Family Association ( publishes a “naughty or nice” list, so to speak, of major retailers based on whether they are “Christmas-friendly.” Among the retailers making the pro-Christmas list…

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Published December 22nd, 2008 by

In California, commercial fishing boats donated 260 pounds of rockfish this month. And in Tennessee, groceries that are fine to eat but deemed unmarketable by retailers are being collected and…

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So how do we accomplish that? Through much prayer. Here’s a good one to start with–a powerful prayer for human, flawed parents like me:   Lord, convict me of any…

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That poem resonates with me. Not that I don’t like the house I’ve occupied 17 years. I do. Besides, houses in general don’t engage me. If I’ve got air conditioning,…

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Published December 18th, 2008 by
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The setting for the hilarity was the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center at Montefiore Hospital. The participants were cancer patients, some with advanced stages of the illness. They were taking part…

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