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I heard the report that all of New England has gone gay, at least legislatively.
During the 19th century, evangelical religions such as the Baptists and Methodists increased their memberships in the Midwest. Protracted meetings, in which churches held daily and nightly gatherings, attempted to “revive” religious fervor among the faithful and to add new converts to the church.
After reading several letters to the editor as well as recent Sedline comments, I was inclined to scour the Bill of Rights to make myself more familiar with the right to smoke in public.
(StatePoint) Are you having trouble landing a job and you’re not sure why? The right skills and an impressive resume may get you an interview, but getting hired is another story.
(StatePoint) If you’re like most people, you have probably contemplated one of life’s greatest mysteries, what happens after death?
Why not just call it Resurrection Day?
“Whoever replaces State Fair Community College President Marsha Drennon will have big heels to fill. Dr. Drennon has served her position well. Good luck to her in her retirement.”
(BPT) - Whatever their backgrounds, beliefs and duties, Sailors have religious needs that must be met while they are answering the call to serve their country. They need guidance, moral support and worship opportunities – services especially critical to help guide them through the challenges of the job and family life.
“Smithton school board members, please listen to the district patrons when you cast your vote Wednesday night.”
What makes people profess deep faith even as they act in ways that betray that faith? What makes people blind to the irrationality of their religion yet clearly see those of others?
From stories of faith to breakfast, there is a lot of “home cooking” involved with the annual Lenten breakfasts sponsored by the Pettis County Ministerial Alliance.
While I agree with the Rev. Chris Guffey (“Before you take down fence, ask why it is there,” Jan. 17) that we humans, like our domestic animals, need fences, there are several points in his commentary with which I disagree.
For those who excel at Trivial Pursuit, the Sedalia Kiwanis Club would like to put those skills to the test during its annual Trivia Night, set for Jan. 18.
This is a woman’s kind of year. We can hope it’s a year when men wake up to the fact that they cannot make the decisions about what women can and cannot do with their bodies. During the past few years, men have taken it upon themselves to have the last word on what women do with their bodies. This is a battle they are destined to lose. We hope they realize that.
An epic tale of faith, survival and the circle of coexistence, the stunning-looking “Life of Pi” loads a lot — and a lot to think about — into its more than two hours of running time.
Thanksgiving marked the beginning of the great holiday season. Now it is almost nonstop on a race toward Easter.
The level of hate is unbelievable. When Truman, JFK and others were elected, the “world is coming to an end” segment of society tried to intimidate. Now compromise has become a dirty word and people label those who need public assistance as worthless bloodsuckers. There are many issues that need to be dealt with and reform is important.
As an independent voter, I offer my thoughts on Ken Bird’s Nov. 9 commentary:
Lisa Adams would rather embrace technology than fight it. That’s why she has students in her English classes at State Fair Community College send her their assignments via text message.
Editor's note: This is Part 2 of 2. Part 1 can be found here.
I am pleased to share my endeavors from various parts of Europe including Paris, Venice, Rome and Istanbul. Although the rubble that lies about in ancient parts of Greece whisper tales of old and give one an earnest desire to research their origins, the cultures I was fortunate enough to experience over the past few weeks will stick with me until my residence on the Earth is at its end.
“I think people who call Sedline to complain, I mean, there are more important things in the world than what they are complaining about. ... Some of the comments are just dumb. ... Don’t complain about stuff that doesn’t even matter.”
Recently, one of the Sedline comments was critical of the “Bless God America” rally, and that is hard for me to imagine if you love this country. One of the comments was political in nature, and politics had no bearing on the object of the evening whatsoever.