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Born of Conviction–The Book

January 2, 1963, became one of those pivotal dates deeply embedded in the lore and psyche of Mississippi Methodists. No one fully dreamed of the consequences, intended or unintended, that was immediately unleashed by the publication of the “Born of … Continue reading

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Me and Fidel (Part 2) Retrospective on June 20, 1999

On the evening of June 20, in the fading humid twilight at the close of an exhilarating day with its “invisible energy” at the Ecumenical Celebration in Revolution Square, Carlos Ham drove us along boulevards through the once splendor of … Continue reading

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Me and Fidel (Part 1) Retrospective on June 20, 1999

Back in the early 1990s, I was told on good authority, Fidel Castro went to Columbia, S. A. on some kind of political junket. Right before he returned to Cuba he was holding court during which a petit nun in … Continue reading

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$5 here, $5 there Revisited, Again

Don’t sweat the little stuff! Yeah, right. What about the big stuff? Welcome to TPgate! In my original “$5 here, $5 there” Blog entry (12-12-11) I wrote: “Sometimes the little clues are the ‘give-aways’ to larger schemes or signs of … Continue reading

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Let’s Keep In Touch

. . . (ring) . . . (ring) . . .   (ring) . . . (click) . . . “Hi, can’t take your call right now; leave your name and number after the beep and I’ll get back to you.” … Continue reading

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Putting X in Xmas? Huh?

In our every day life we are faced with symbols that tell us something without spelling out the complete word or concept. For example: $ or @ or % or &. We know immediately what they mean. What about St. … Continue reading

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“$5 here, $5 there Revisited”

Don’t sweat the little stuff! Yeah, right. What about the big stuff? In my original “$5 here, $5 there” Blog entry (12-12-11) I used my Internet/cable/phone provider as an illustration of “the little stuff” over which you have no control … Continue reading

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