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Freedom in Christ Jesus

7 Aug , 2017  

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GT—Volume 14 Issue 7 Liberty, Equality, Fraternity The battle cry of the French Revolution in 1779 when the people sought deliverance from the oppression of uncaring kings. The royalty continued spending money, while the income of the nation fell.  This required extensive borrowing. The peasants were starving while the royalty feasted using borrowed money. France was […]

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You May Think Easter Is Over

30 Apr , 2017  

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GT—Volume 14 Issue 5 Jesus Alive in Our Lives Ruth and I, early in our life in Christ, were advisors to a church youth group. One Easter morning we went to a sunrise service, then had an early pancake breakfast at our church and afterward went to an Easter Egg hunt at my sister’s home. […]

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New Year, New Opportunities for Love!

2 Jan , 2017  

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GT—Volume 14 Issue 1 Party! Party ! Party! New Year’s Eve is the time for parties, whether we go to a large public party where one can get lost in the crowd and lose all inhibitions, or go to an intimate party with friends or family. Seattle’s major celebration is held at the Space Needle. […]

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Glad Tidings Introduction and Purpose

16 Dec , 2016  

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Glad Tidings© is a monthly Christian Epistle. It has been published since January, 2004, and distributed free of charge by email. It is also published monthly on this website. Since Glad Tidings© is sent to all comers. It contains an article that seeks to investigate themes that are common to people in general, and Americans […]

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God’s Love Celebrated! Merry Christmas!

3 Dec , 2016  

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GT—Volume 13 Issue 12 Christmas is Comin’, By Gum! Christmas in the Church calendar does not begin with Christmas Eve and end Christmas Day (too often with great relief!) It begins with a season called, “Advent”. This is a four-week celebration that anticipates the birth of the Christ Child. For believers, it is a time […]

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Thanksgiving for Blessings

27 Nov , 2016  

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GT—Volume 13 Issue 11 Thanks For The Memories Our family bought 100 acres on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound. The home was a lodge. Our main room was 20’ x 40” all in knotty pine. It had a cathedral ceiling to 20’ with 12” square beams 10’ above the floor. The chandelier was a wagon […]

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Hope in God

2 Oct , 2016  

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GT—Volume 13 Issue 10 Hope for the Best Without hope life is featureless. With hope, life is in Technicolor. Hope is the expectation that there will be good things in the future. In Dante’s Inferno, emblazoned over the Gates of Hell is, “Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here”. The label indicates that there will […]

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GT—Volume 13 Issue 9

2 Sep , 2016  

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Fatherhood God’s Way George Bradshaw married Jane Swift in 1930. Both sets of their parents approved of the match. Unhappily, the plans for a society wedding became overwhelming. To “simplify” matters George and Jane, much to the distress of her mother, Nanny, eloped! George and Jane quit school, got a small apartment and George began […]

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GT—Volume 13 Issue 8

5 Aug , 2016  

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Rose-Colored Glasses I started a book, “What the World Needs is More Martyrs”, citing the need to stand up for Christianity and morality, despite the cost of loss of jobs and friends and in the face of judicial penalties. That was several years ago when a wedding photographer was sued for refusing to photograph a homosexual uniting […]

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GT—Volume 13 Issue 7

9 Jul , 2016  

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“I Want Patience, RIGHT NOW!” There I sat looking out of the 4th grade window. It revealed a sparkling blue May sky. It was open to allow the dulcet breeze to waft in. The weather was unusually warm and superb for the Puget Sound region. But there I was stuck in a classroom for two […]

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