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Singing the Blues PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
There is pop music, country music, and the blues. Blues seems to be a favorite of the black people. I can understand this, for over the years many of them have suffered so much that it is understandable how and why they relate to the blues types of music. In a book entitled “ God of the Oppressed,” written by James H. Cone, the author has this bit of a blues song about when a woman cannot find her man, “The man I’ll marry ain’t been born yet, and his mammy’s dead.” A hopeless situation, right?
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“ The World is a Turnip” PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Turnips could be about the easiest crop we grow. Consequently, we plant a lot of them.  They are both grown for greens and roots.  There is an old saying “ The world is a turnip”, but I don’t know what it means.
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Greed’s Destructive Power PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
The Lost Bone
There is a story in the Old Mc Duffy Reader of a dog which set out one day to find for himself a bone.
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Most plants are not an excuse for kissing. PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, December 4, 2008
Most plants bloom in the spring, bear their fruits in the summer, and are dormant in the winter. Most plants don’t need a bird to propagate them.  Most plants have their roots in the earth and grow upwards towards the sun. And most plants are not an excuse for kissing.
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Crying Over Spilled Milk PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, December 4, 2008
It is extremely difficult to persevere when we have made big mistakes or done something that pains our conscience because we know it was wrong.
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