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  • Perspectives: The Conclusion & Verdict
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    Perspectives: The Conclusion & Verdict

    4 years ago

    This is the final 'Perspective:' hub of the series - of this original series with this writing team. I don't ever want to wish anyone any manner of heartache, but I do admit I hope this news is just a bit sad for some of you . . . because I hope...

  • Wonder ~ Maintaining A Sense Of Wonder In Our Lives
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    Wonder ~ Maintaining A Sense Of Wonder In Our Lives

    5 years ago

    We can contemplate, meditate, ponder, over ideas we think we already know but can still learn much about and from. We can enjoy wonderment in our lives if we continue to wonder about things.

  • Why I Hate That Song Everyone Else Loves So Much
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    Why I Hate That Song Everyone Else Loves So Much

    5 years ago

    John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ might be the most overrated, unreasonably loved song there is.

  • Loyalty ~ Measured  Allegiance
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    Loyalty ~ Measured Allegiance

    5 years ago

    Loyalty is not merely standing by those you happen to be associated with or supporting a group you find yourself aligned with . . . genuine loyalty is not an essential component of sharing a connection with or owning some manner of correlation with...

  • Beauty ~ God Has Given Me The Desire Of My Heart
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    Beauty ~ God Has Given Me The Desire Of My Heart

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to the 'Perspectives:' series and it's writing team, visit ~ "Perspectives: An Introduction" MartieCoetser * bravewarrior * Docmo * marcoujor * MickeySr * Vickiw * you? The idea of each of us having our own internal ‘happy...

  • Albert King ~ Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
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    Albert King ~ Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    5 years ago

    I just watched the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony for 2013 . . . not at all interested in Rush or Public Enemy, a bit interested in Quincy Jones and Lou Adler, very happy to see Heart inducted - but I was watching for Albert King. For...

  • What Matters ~ Truth
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    What Matters ~ Truth

    5 years ago

    MartieCoetser * bravewarrior * Docmo * marcoujor * MickeySr * Vickiw * you? For an introduction to the 'Perspectives:' series, visit ~ "Perspectives: An Introduction" It's an interesting circumstance to be writing a piece titled 'Truth' as...

  • The Mastery Of Ray Harryhausen
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    The Mastery Of Ray Harryhausen

    5 years ago

    Today, May 7th 2013, Ray Harryhausen died . . . many may not know him by name, but all have enjoyed the influence of his work. Before Star Wars & Harry Potter, long before computer generated effects, Ray Harryhausen labored alone in his workshop...

  • Art ~ A Personal Perspective
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    Art ~ A Personal Perspective

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to the 'Perspectives:' series, visit ~ "Perspectives: An Introduction" In this 'Perspectives:' series I most commonly take a conceptual approach to our topics, I ramble on (and on) about underlying philosophic...

  • Carmine Infantino ~ Reflecting On The Loss Of An Old Friend I Didn't Know
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    Carmine Infantino ~ Reflecting On The Loss Of An Old Friend I Didn't Know

    5 years ago

    Comic book artist Carmine Infantino died yesterday, April 4th. When fellow comic book artist Joe Kubert died last August, I wrote something very similar to this; When a man like Carmine Infantino passes away, it's the kind of death where most will...

  • What Don't You Know ~ I Don't Know Who I'm Going To Talk To (Perspectives)
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    What Don't You Know ~ I Don't Know Who I'm Going To Talk To (Perspectives)

    5 years ago

    When this month’s theme was first suggested, I thought I would be writing about the importance of knowing what you don’t know, about recognizing those subjects and ideas you have little information about or experience with, things you would do...

  • 45 Years After
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    45 Years After

    5 years ago

    Alvin Lee, master of Blues-based Rock guitar, dies.

  • Perspectives: Loneliness ~ It's Not About Being Alone
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    Perspectives: Loneliness ~ It's Not About Being Alone

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to premise and intent behind the 'Perspectives:' series visit the link provided below, and to enjoy the other perspectives by my fellow contributors visit the links listed at the end of this hub ~ Perspectives: An Introduction ...

  • How To Be Nice A Person
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    How To Be Nice A Person

    5 years ago

    There are of course many projects and organizations and policies and undertakings that are all about trying to improve the world, in big sweeping steps and in one-on-one efforts. In my lifetime I’ve watched the civil rights movement reshape this...

  • Perspectives: Regret And Hope ~ Press On
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    Perspectives: Regret And Hope ~ Press On

    5 years ago

    I think perhaps the common thought that comes to most folks when they see the title ‘Regret And Hope’ is that these are two sentiments or circumstances are opposites, and that regret is bad while hope is good – sometimes I feel my occupation...

  • Liberty, Personal Responsibility, and Guns
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    Liberty, Personal Responsibility, and Guns

    5 years ago

    One of the most profoundly genius aspects of our Constitution is that it recognizes the need for it's own amending, that times change, that men in 2012 will not be living in the same world as men in 1787 . . . does limiting the accessibility of large clip rapid fire assault weapons intrude on the...

  • Perspectives: The Charitable Spirit ~ Charity And It's Fruits
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    Perspectives: The Charitable Spirit ~ Charity And It's Fruits

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to the 'Perspectives:' series, visit ~ "Perspectives: An Introduction" I must begin this hub with a confession . . . my title, "Charity And It's Fruits", is not of my own design. The New England puritan, Jonathan Edwards...

  • Gratitude ~ Oy, What A Week I'm Having
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    Gratitude ~ Oy, What A Week I'm Having

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to the 'Perspectives:' series, visit ~ "Perspectives: An Introduction" Nancy Koons Wenrich - one goofy old lady, I am so grateful for. Rather than my usual approach of giving my attention to an idea, of blabbering on about the...

  • So, What The Hell Happened?
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    So, What The Hell Happened?

    5 years ago

    It doesn’t seem to me unreasonable at all to suspect that world events, particularly in the Middle East, and most particularly in Iran, may derail President Obama from fundamentally changing the character and direction of America, and I wasn’t...

  • Why Big Bird Should Choose Our Next President
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    Why Big Bird Should Choose Our Next President

    5 years ago

    It may strike most folks as a silly bit of diversion from the real issues at hand, but take away the puppet facade and the broad appeal and general assessment that Sesame Street is a worthwhile effort, and then look behind all that to the basic...

  • Is Christianity The Only Way To God?
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    Is Christianity The Only Way To God?

    5 years ago

    This video series is to presented as a kind of companion series to my "Regular, Normal Christianity" text series, which examines the theology behind the essential ideas of Christianity (God, The Trinity, redemption, etc). My intention with...

  • Why Are There So Many Different Denominations?
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    Why Are There So Many Different Denominations?

    5 years ago

    This video series is to presented as a kind of companion series to my "Regular, Normal Christianity" text series. My intention with publishing these hubs on the kind of topical concerns that frequently come-up in discussions about religion and/or...

  • Does The Bible Contradict Itself?
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    Does The Bible Contradict Itself?

    5 years ago

    I've recently passed my one year anniversary here at HubPages, and I think the very first hubs I published here were for a series I called "Regular, Normal Christianity". What I intend with this video series is to present a kind of companion series...

  • Perspectives: Vanity ~ The Romance Of The Vain
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    Perspectives: Vanity ~ The Romance Of The Vain

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to the premise and intent behind this 'Perspectives:' series visit the link provided below, and to enjoy the 'Perspectives:' of my fellow contributors on this theme visit the links listed at the end of this hub ~ "Perspectives:...

  • Getting My Video Feet Wet ~
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    Getting My Video Feet Wet ~

    6 years ago

    I present this, my first video hub, with an apology . . . no one I reference in this video sent me any notes, all of them are as unaware of my work in this hub as any of you viewing it, it was all a minor bit of frivolity - my only interest was to...

  • Storytellers
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    Storytellers

    5 years ago

    HubPages is a place for writers, or, people who fancy themselves writers. I don't add that qualifier as a slight against any or some here - I add it in consideration of myself. I like to write, I don't think I'm dreadful or useless at it, but I'm...

  • The Real Choice
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    The Real Choice

    5 years ago

    Considering The Upcoming Presidential Election I'm not nearly knowledgeable or thoroughly informed enough on financial matters to speak to the logistics of monetary policy - the conclusions I own and share about these things I draw from knowing that...

  • Perspectives: Knowing Your True Self ~ The Emperor's Old Clothes
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    Perspectives: Knowing Your True Self ~ The Emperor's Old Clothes

    5 years ago

    For an introduction to premise and intent behind the 'Perspectives:' series visit the link provided below, and to enjoy the other perspectives by my fellow contributors visit the links listed at the end of this hub ~ Perspectives: An Introduction

  • Perspectives: An Introduction
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    Perspectives: An Introduction

    5 years ago

    It's an unavoidable human reaction - when we're presented with an idea, a circumstance, an event, etc, as we observe and consider what's before us we are informed, and so swayed, by our own personal perspective of the idea, circumstance, or event....

  • So, Republican Or Democrat?
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    So, Republican Or Democrat?

    5 years ago

    After the conventions, after the speeches, perhaps a general overview might be useful. Please, look beyond the cadence and emotion, look underneath the rousing jargon; just moments after President Obama faulted Republicans for wanting to go back...

  • Joe Kubert ~ Reflecting On The Loss Of An Old Friend I Didn't Know
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    Joe Kubert ~ Reflecting On The Loss Of An Old Friend I Didn't Know

    5 years ago

    When a man like Joe Kubert passes away, it's the kind of death where most will ask "Who's Joe Kubert?" but many, who never met him, will feel a great sense of loss. Joe Kubert died yesterday, August 12th, and I feel a great sense of loss. Joe...

  • Why Former (or old) Hippies Ought To Be Conservatives
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    Why Former (or old) Hippies Ought To Be Conservatives

    5 years ago

    Liberals regularly like to prop-up the overly simplistic tactic of the dictionary meaning of the words 'conservative' & 'liberal' . . . and of course, who then wouldn't want to resist being conservative and delight to identify themselves liberal?...

  • Are We Bodies With a Soul - Or Are We Souls With A Body?
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    Are We Bodies With a Soul - Or Are We Souls With A Body?

    5 years ago

    Participating in PHILLYDREAMER's "Poetry Challenge: Faces Of Death" hub, I offer this minor poem . . . with this minor explanation; As a Christian I have experienced a second birth, a spiritual birth, I am no longer the man I was prior to this...

  • The Best Top 5 Guaranteed Top Best Ways To Guarantee Increased Traffic To Your Hubs So You Get More Traffic
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    The Best Top 5 Guaranteed Top Best Ways To Guarantee Increased Traffic To Your Hubs So You Get More Traffic

    5 years ago

    All of us here at HubPages are writers, or, at least all of us here at Hubpages imagine that we are writers . . . I mean, we do all write, but we here at HubPages count ourselves writers who ought to be published in some form, and that means we...

  • The Man Who Gave Us America
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    The Man Who Gave Us America

    5 years ago

    In 1755, before the American revolution, near what is now Pittsburgh, 1,000 British soldiers were killed or wounded at The Battle on the Monongahela, part of the French and Indian War. The Native America warriors who fought alongside of the French...

  • Pushing Through The Pain - Accomplishing Your goals
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    Pushing Through The Pain - Accomplishing Your goals

    5 years ago

    Muhammad Ali once commented that it's not if you get knocked down that counts, but how quickly you get up and what you do then. Often the real test of a person's character isn't if they attempt or what they attempt, it's if they overcome their own...

  • Americanism - Is Patriotism Still Valid?
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    Americanism - Is Patriotism Still Valid?

    5 years ago

    As we approach both the July 4th celebration of the founding of the independent nation of The United States Of America and the upcoming national election for the next presidential term, it seems to me reasonable and constructive to consider where...

  • Slave To Who?
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    Slave To Who?

    5 years ago

    Riding a mount whose gait carries him across oceans, Wearing a cloak that darkens the full breadth of land; He thirsts to inflame our thoughts and provoke our motions, Against his relentless sowing of corruption who can stand? But while he...

  • Why We Love Food ~ And What It Says About Us
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    Why We Love Food ~ And What It Says About Us

    5 years ago

    I need to open my remarks with an apology; I fear I've tricked you . . . I'm not going to talk about why we love food at all - I'm going to talk about why I love food. As it came to me to write about food, I began to recognize that, as with most...

  • The Treacherous Journey
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    The Treacherous Journey

    5 years ago

    This is my first ever short story. I'd never really considered writing a short story before, I feared they had to be too clever, too pungent, too literary for my meager abilities, but a friend recently suggested I try it - so, please be honest, but...

  • We Had A Good Time
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    We Had A Good Time

    5 years ago

    The classroom I didn't like, Spelling my name like the mouse; On the way home riding my bike, Past the cute little girl's house. Then home and all alone, Just me in my room; In a world all my own, My imagination could bloom. Saturday's...

  • Jesus Was Not A Great Teacher ~ An Easter Reflection
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    Jesus Was Not A Great Teacher ~ An Easter Reflection

    5 years ago

    Every Easter, every Christmas, every chance they get, the world tries to rediscover (read 'reinvent') the 'true' Jesus. Television schedules and magazine covers are littered with the 'search for the historic Jesus'. And throughout the year many...

  • The Loneliest Ball In The World
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    The Loneliest Ball In The World

    5 years ago

    My only introduction to this little piece ~ Leonard was the best dog ever. I came into the room with not much on my mind, Not expecting a stray tennis ball and a memory to find; My sweet old friend's not here to play with it any more, Now his...

  • My Favorite Book Of The Bible
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    My Favorite Book Of The Bible

    5 years ago

    Paul's letter to the church at Philippi, The Book Of Philippians. First, Paul's letters are the portions of the Bible that is most immediately, directly addressing 'us' . . . by 'us' I mean New Testament believers, disciples of Jesus of Nazareth,...

  • Coloring By Candlelight
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    Coloring By Candlelight

    5 years ago

    When I was growing-up we didn't have much. My father left when I was an infant, my mom was a single mom struggling to care for two pre-school kids from the late 50s and then two pre-teen and full-blown teenagers through the 60s. We never lived in...

  • There Actually Is A God
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    There Actually Is A God

    5 years ago

    'Because there actually, really is a God who created all that exists, and He is the God of Abraham, the God of the Bible', answers the question; "Why do humans need love?" Many people think that religion, that the very idea of there being a god at...

  • A Most Remarkable Woman
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    A Most Remarkable Woman

    5 years ago

    Answering the question "What is the best advice you've ever received from an older, wiser person?" is both very easy and not at all easy for me . . . identifying the "older, wiser" person is easy - my mom. Narrowing her career as a mother down to...

  • Must A Christian Be Either A Calvinist Or An Arminian?
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    Must A Christian Be Either A Calvinist Or An Arminian?

    5 years ago

    Answering the question - "What is Arminianism and is it Biblical?" Arminianism is one of two possible ways to view a, perhaps THE, central idea of the Christian gospel - to know what Arminianism is and if it's Biblical, we need to cover a bit of...

  • What Is The Soul?
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    What Is The Soul?

    5 years ago

    "What is the soul" is, of course a question that profound thinkers, theologians, and philosophers have attended to since the beginning of souls. We can see and feel our material form, our bodies, but we know 'we' are inside, we know there is some...

  • YIPPEE! I Was Wrong!
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    YIPPEE! I Was Wrong!

    5 years ago

    This is probably not a good idea. I imagine this hub may very likely present me as quite an unattractive character to many, but I publish it only with an interest in understanding human nature, social norms, and community interaction. I am not here...

  • Christianity Is Not The Most Peaceful Religion
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    Christianity Is Not The Most Peaceful Religion

    5 years ago

    Answering the question "Do you think that Christianity is the most peaceful religion?" To get directly to the point of my intentionally provocative title - Christianity is not the most peaceful religion because Christianity simply is not a...

  • Five Dollar Bills From Heaven
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    Five Dollar Bills From Heaven

    5 years ago

    My natural disposition is to be suspicious when someone tells of a miraculous experience, I'm not inclined to assume a favorable interest when folks start talking about '. . . and God showed me that I . . .' or when preacher assert that 'if you have...

  • Great Female Guitarists
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    Great Female Guitarists

    5 years ago

    I count a female guitarist to be a good female guitarist if she's a good guitarist - if she's a pretty good guitarist 'for a girl' then, for me, that doesn't count. And I count 'good' to be if they (of course) actually play really well, have been...

  • The Difference Between Pop And Rock Music
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    The Difference Between Pop And Rock Music

    5 years ago

    Let me first assure you that I understand what I'm doing here is sharing my own perception of things, I don't offer this as the authoritative and received rule, but merely as the way I see it. And let me also announce, before I begin, that my point...

  • I Did Not See That Coming At All
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    I Did Not See That Coming At All

    5 years ago

    I must set the stage a bit here; I was every teacher's most frustrating student . . . I could have been a 'straight A' student, but the classroom was excruciatingly dull to me - year after year after year my mom would receive notes from every...

  • I Want To Be Yours
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    I Want To Be Yours

    5 years ago

    You see what I don't, Uncluttered by selfishness and unrestrained by desire; You speak what I won't. Delivering no hurtful blows but refining with fire; Truth from you pours, I want to be yours. You forgive my absent plea, Seeking no recompense...

  • The #1 Most Bestest Tip For Those Frugal By Necessity
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    The #1 Most Bestest Tip For Those Frugal By Necessity

    5 years ago

    Growing up I had very little of the normal things my friends had (toys, clothes, etc) and most of our married life my wife and I lived very meagerly paycheck to paycheck. My wife learned, by necessity, how to spend a little and get by . . . she...

  • Is Believing In God A Ridiculous Thing?
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    Is Believing In God A Ridiculous Thing?

    5 years ago

    We live in an interesting age . . . the very element who, not too long ago at all, championed free-thinking, considering 'outside the box' ideas, and not merely going along with the flow of cultural reasoning you happen to have been born into, have...

  • A Theory On Relatingativity
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    A Theory On Relatingativity

    5 years ago

    Now, admittedly, I tend to be very analytical and introspective, but I have also been clinically determined to be quite objective as well, so, I proceed. I think just about everybody feels, to some degree or another and at some points in their life,...

  • Eric Clapton ~ More Significant Than You Think
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    Eric Clapton ~ More Significant Than You Think

    5 years ago

    One way you can consider the impact and significance of any specific musical artist is to consider their influence, what music was like before them and what music was like after them. There are only a handful of names in American popular music that...

  • The Beauty Of The Blues
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    The Beauty Of The Blues

    5 years ago

    The fabled Highway 61 was the path that legendary Delta Bluesmen traveled taking an authentic American art form, Blues music, north through Memphis and on to Chicago. I say "an American art form" but should clarify that Blues is one of only two...

  • (the sad story of) Our First Christmas Tree
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    (the sad story of) Our First Christmas Tree

    5 years ago

    This was us last year - having a very, very merry Christmas. Our first Christmas was the Christmas of a newly married couple of hippies who had been sweethearts for the previous three years in high school. I was not (am not) at all a very...

  • Twas The (hubbers) Night Before Christmas
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    Twas The (hubbers) Night Before Christmas

    5 years ago

    Twas the night before Christmas, when all through Hubpages, Not a member was frustrated at the absence of wages. All the counting of followers and fretting over traffic, Was left to the cold-hearted Scrooge-like fanatic. The best of the...

  • Contemplating Christmas
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    Contemplating Christmas

    5 years ago

    Consider this; children's Sunday School classrooms all over America are adorned with images depicting Noah's Ark - this was a devastating world-wide flood. The point of the ark was to save Noah, his family, and some animals - but many, many more...

  • The Consequence Of Christmas
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    The Consequence Of Christmas

    5 years ago

    Whether the date is inaccurate or not, whether the commemoration was lifted from ancient pagan festivals or not, whether materialism has overrun the 'true' meaning of Christmas or not, historically and essentially Christmas is a time and occasion...

  • A Found Man
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    A Found Man

    5 years ago

    The old church hymn 'Amazing Grace' is the most recorded, and estimated to be the most sung, song ever. The U.S. Library of Congress alone has a collection of over 3,000 different versions of this one song - just about everybody knows the song...

  • The Best Christmas Music
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    The Best Christmas Music

    5 years ago

    These are not songs that directly celebrate the birth of Jesus - they are not those kinds of Christmas songs . . . these are the songs that play at my house during the Christmas season, but during the rest of the year as well. For me, music is all...

  • Life Can Confound, Ourselves We Can't Outrun
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    Life Can Confound, Ourselves We Can't Outrun

    5 years ago

    We take step after step knowing our course is unsound, We then assume success before we've even begun; We repeat what we've heard pretending we're profound, We demand respect from others but we offer none. We leap off the edge expecting...

  • Who Is Our Most Dangerous Enemy?
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    Who Is Our Most Dangerous Enemy?

    5 years ago

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What is it that we struggle against, What causes our hurt what gives us pain; Is it someone else attacking me, Or is it my own heart or my own brain? Is that callous force I feel upon me, The grip of an enemy's...

  • An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ What Do You Believe In?
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    An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ What Do You Believe In?

    5 years ago

    This is my third in a series of 'anti-self-help self-help' hubs, so I ought to explain why I count my observations & perceptions of how to live your life to be 'anti-self-help. In my introductory hub for this series, "Why Do We hurt?", I set forth...

  • An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ Recognizing The Reality Of The Circumstance Of Your Life
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    An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ Recognizing The Reality Of The Circumstance Of Your Life

    5 years ago

    I fear my point here will be no help, instruction, or encouragement to anyone - it seems like the kind of thing you either simply 'get' or you just don't . . . I'm not at all sure someone can be persuaded to grasp and use the sense of this argument....

  • An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ Believing You Can Fly (I mean, accomplish & serve)
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    An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ Believing You Can Fly (I mean, accomplish & serve)

    5 years ago

    First let me firmly establish; I do not know what I'm talking about. I am sharing my own thoughts here, giving you my own interpretation of things, setting forth the way things seem to me. I understand there are people who suffer from genuine...

  • An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ Why Do We hurt?
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    An Anti-self-help Self-help Series ~ Why Do We hurt?

    5 years ago

    I think it's just about always advantageous to pause, step back, and scan the big picture we're all in the midst of - even to the point of considering the movement of history that we're being carried along by. It doesn't seem unreasonable to me to...

  • You're Up!
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    You're Up!

    5 years ago

    I'm trying to act like a regular ten year old boy, in 1964, but inside my head I'm thinking "What do you mean just go down and introduce myself?! You mean, walk down the to the end of the street to interrupt a whole gang of ten year old boys playing...

  • Those Photos That Tell A Story - About A Part Of You
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    Those Photos That Tell A Story - About A Part Of You

    5 years ago

    There are photos that are an actual shot of you, a picture of you . . . and those photos can speak to those who know you, they see a look or a particular time in your life that they recognize. There are photos that are still images from life, things...

  • To Be Kissing Her
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    To Be Kissing Her

    5 years ago

    I continually try to express the nature, depth, the concept of my love – with this poem I thought I would try to voice the more corporeal aspect, the touch . . . My wife and I come from very different experiences. Temperament wise we’re...

  • Flipping Through The Channels
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    Flipping Through The Channels

    5 years ago

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ So, I wasn't really 'up' for writing anything, nothing in my head or heart that I needed to get out, and there was no one around . . . I was all alone with nothing to do, so I turned on the...

  • Those Photos That Tell A Story - A Story Within Themselves
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    Those Photos That Tell A Story - A Story Within Themselves

    5 years ago

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Photography is confining something to a single expression. A photograph seizes a single instant, a specific angle, an isolated perception of an ongoing process. Even a posed, staged photo...

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    "What Is Fate or Destiny?" - A Response

    5 years ago

    This hub offers my own thoughts on some ideas published by fellow hubber shibashake on his own hub.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fellow hubber shibashake has published a hub titled "What Is Fate or Destiny?" In his...

  • Collected Scratchings
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    Collected Scratchings

    5 years ago

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I could have titled this 'Crap From A Sack', or, I could call it "Kimberly Made Me" - these are various little poetic scribblings I've found recently in an old box . . . some are...

  • Those Photos That Tell A Story - The Story You Are In
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    Those Photos That Tell A Story - The Story You Are In

    5 years ago

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As I moved from elementary school to jr high school we moved about fifteen miles from downtown Harrisburg to small town Linglestown . . . we moved from a sidewalk three steps from...

  • Those Photos That Tell A Story - Your Story
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    Those Photos That Tell A Story - Your Story

    5 years ago

    Around 1750 Dawson Wade left Wales and settled in Virgina, though, perhaps 'settled' is exactly the wrong word . . . Dawson Wade, "bear fighting partner of Daniel Boone", left family in Kentucky who would continue the move west. Not the least...

  • Perhaps I'm Just Getting Old
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    Perhaps I'm Just Getting Old

    5 years ago

    These are a variety of thoughts that I put to rhyme as I was struck to do so through the years - some are from a boy in his teens, some from and man nearing 60 - are they all from the same person . . . #1 What happened to the boy I used to be -...

  • The Burden Of Love
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    The Burden Of Love

    5 years ago

    I don't count myself a poet . . . perhaps a word-smith of sorts, but not a genuine poet. However, I was interested to hear what others might think of my little scratchings so I began to go through a stack of poems I've written through the years with...

  • A Terribly Blunt Fable
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    A Terribly Blunt Fable

    5 years ago

    . . . yea, that’s right, ‘once upon a time’ - not ‘twice upon a time’ or ‘once up on a time’ or anything trying to be adorable, but the standard, classic, old regular ‘once upon a time’ because this is a story where the hero...

  • The Reunion
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    The Reunion

    5 years ago

    When I was growing-up we moved quite frequently – being the new kid at school was not at all an uncommon experience for me. And, these moves brought more changes than living in a different house and going to a different school. There were times we...

  • The Christian & Private Study - The Christian Library
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    The Christian & Private Study - The Christian Library

    4 years ago

    I've continually run into Christians who seem to have a disdain for theology, in general. I don't mean that they hold some specific theological view in contempt or that they discount in particular the usefulness of published systematic theologies -...

  • The Most Married Man In America
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    The Most Married Man In America

    5 years ago

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