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Rest From Labor

In 1844, President Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a Federal Holiday.  “It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well being of our country” (History of Labor Day, dol.gov).  American workers … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras: A Mockery of Pure Religion

It is called “Mardi Gras” meaning “Fat Tuesday.”  It is called “Carnival” from “Carne Vale” meaning farewell to flesh.”   It is the last opportunity to revel and “live it up,” before the Catholic’s forty days of lent starts, and abstinence … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

The end of a year is a time for reflection.  We, as God’s people, are instructed to make self-examination.  Paul wrote, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith.  Test yourselves…” (2 Corinthians 13:5).  He again wrote, “Let … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

A true Christian should not need the government to set aside one day per year as “Thanksgiving Day” to remember to be thankful. In fact, our lives should exude thankfulness and should be characterized by thanksgiving. 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “In … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

A true Christian should not need the government to set aside one day per year as “Thanksgiving Day” to remember to be thankful.  In fact, our lives should exude thankfulness and should be characterized by thanksgiving.  1 Thessalonians 5:18, “In … Continue reading

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