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Fried Green tomatoes anyone?

I eagerly watch as my first green tomato crop grows heartily on the vine. I can almost taste the juicy, red tomato next to a bacon slice surrounded by leafy lettuce all sandwiched between two pieces of toast. But patient … Continue reading

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Are you ready for Christmas?

Only two more days before Christmas. Just two more sleeps before the big day. Reality check time again. Am I calmer — more rested? Am I ready to properly celebrate the birth of the Christ-child? His birth is a big … Continue reading

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Maximilian Kolbe’s sacrificial story

  Yesterday our pastor told of the story about Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish Conventual Franciscan friar, who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi German concentration camp of Auschwitz during World War II.   On February 17, … Continue reading

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