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The Hubble Telescope has given us far-reaching views of the universe, but the Hubble itself has its own remarkable story. When the first images from Hubble were received in 1990, NASA scientists realized there was a very small, but significant flaw in the mirror. NASA was able to correct this mistake so Hubble could send amazing images from […]

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#2 What we all have in common

While we all have many differences, here are some of the things we have in common. Fill in the blanks: We all need ____________________________ to live. Our bodies contain 50-75% _______________. We all have a day, month and year called our _______________. We all have a unique ___________________. We all have red blood _____________. We […]

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Some promises are made without much thought like “See you next Tuesday for lunch.” Being polite, we may say, “Sure, I can come to your party.”  We intend to follow through but something more important might interfere with our plans or we may even forget! Sometimes we make very significant promises, like in our marriage vows. […]

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John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) is regarded as the first American billionaire. At the time of his death, the oilman’s fortune was 1.5% of the total U.S. economy, which would equal more than $300 billion today. He is considered the richest man in modern history. But when asked once, how much money is enough, he famously replied […]

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In English, there is a saying that “hindsight is 20:20.” Sometimes we get so frustrated or disillusioned or hurt or grief-stricken or angry that we think that God obviously didn’t know what He was doing when He allowed certain things to happen in our life.  Pretend that you could change your past.  Pretend you could […]

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It seems every culture has a unique way of giving names to their children. Traditionally in the United States women legally change their maiden name to the family name of their husband. Children also take the family name of their father. The given name is considered the first name and the family name (aka surname) is […]

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Are you familiar with The Ten Commandments?  It’s remarkable that right actions toward God and man can be summed up into ten rules or commandments. The word epic* comes to mind when speaking of The Ten Commandments. Everything about them is epic.

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The tallest roller coaster in the world is in Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey. It is 456 feet/139 meters high with a maximum drop of 418 feet/127 meters and a maximum speed of 128 mph or 206 km/h. There are thrills on roller coaster rides associated with the ups and downs and twists […]

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#9 Music ~ a universal language

I admire people who can sing.  Even though I am not musical, I understand how music speaks to us. Music can fill in the gaps in a movie to make us frightened or it can bring us great relaxation. The Bible contains many poems and songs in a book called Psalms (pronounced salms ~ the “p” […]

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#10 How do you celebrate Christmas?

One of the most famous Christmas stories in the English language is “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens. It tells of a man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who was very stingy with his money, and who hated Christmas. But in the story he is visited by three “spirits” in a dream: the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future, who […]

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