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Karen Farris
Friday Tidings is a story that you can read one page a week.
Friday Tidings is a story that you can read one page a week.
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There's been enough words. Action is required. Including my own.
Help Those Close to Home
Help Those Close to Home
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Help Those Close to Home
Summer solstice brings amazing tidal action along the coastline—real low tides and then large waves that bring all sorts of things to shore.  I carefully made my way over seaweed covered rocks, enjoying the hot sun. An eagle perched on a rock, watchful for ...
Help Those Close to Home
Help Those Close to Home
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Whatever fatherhood crisis we have in our nation can be solved—one boy at a time.
The Real Father
The Real Father
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The Real Father
He never became a father in the conventional way—fatherhood came packaged with a wife and a nearly teenaged son. Transitions are never easy—ask anyone who has blended a family.  And some heart therapy was needed for this aging bachelor, now dad, and a boy w...
The Real Father
The Real Father
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If one friend was totally unlike us maybe we’d learn to appreciate our differences and get along better in our world.
Unlikely Friends
Unlikely Friends
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Unlikely Friends
Patricia graduated near the top of her high school class—with aims of a CEO position in the corporate world. She’d written a personal manifesto with a dozen lofty goals to achieve before she turned thirty. Grace’s agenda was digging deep roots in her hometo...
Unlikely Friends
Unlikely Friends
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One day you’ll be a memory—make it one people remember fondly.
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Live with the End in Mind
I was seventeen and getting ready to start my senior year. At a leadership camp, I was sitting with other seniors and the group leader told us to imagine where we wanted to be 10 years from our high school graduation. Next, he asked us to imagine our lifeti...
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Remembering the Fallen
It seems like Memorial weekend officially ushers in summer plans for long days of fun and sunshine ahead.  But for one woman—Memorial weekend became much more.  In 2011, as Betsy returned home from a Memorial service honoring the lives of Fallen service mem...
Remembering the Fallen
Remembering the Fallen
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Many remember the eruption of Mt. Saint Helens. Glen remembers it for a different reason.
Mt. Saint Helens and the Final Photo
Mt. Saint Helens and the Final Photo
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