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Somebody's prayin'

By David Whitlock

"Preacher," a church member said to me one Sunday, "I was driving in front of the church this morning, and I saw you standing by yourself up there at the top of the front steps. I knew what you were doing; I knew you were praying. And I just want you to know it made me feel better."

It somehow makes us feel better knowing somebody's praying, though I can't explain exactly why.

I've never been much of a country music fan, but I can listen to Ricky Skaggs sing,

 

Somebody's Prayin,' over and over.


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Senseless violence in Baltimore

By Moreland Jeff

To be honest, I'm not exactly a tolerant person. I can't stand stupidity, and I have little patience for people who do things that I consider to be stupid.


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A young life cut short

By Moreland Jeff

It's a shame to see people waste opportunities in life. They don't come around very often, and if you get a good one, you should take it and apply yourself to the best of your ability.

Jonathan Krueger was the kind of young man who did just that. He applied himself to his studies at the University of Kentucky, and he was part of a study abroad program that took him to London, England and Dublin, Ireland not long ago.


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Holy hilarity on Easter Sunday

By David Whitlock

Hearing laughter from one of the rooms where a Bible study class was meeting Sunday morning, I cracked opened the door and teased, “What’s this, laughter in church?”

They answered with more laughter.

And why not laugh in church? There certainly is a time for being quiet and even for sadness. As the author of Ecclesiastes wrote, “There is an appointed time for everything…” including, “a time to cry and a time to laugh.”


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Reading the right book

By Moreland Jeff

I’m a reader. I enjoy a good book, and I often find myself anticipating something that I want to read, even months before it’s released.

I used to read hardbacks, but now, I find myself reading most of my books on my iPad or iPhone. It’s easier, and I can take an almost unlimited number of books with me wherever I go.


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Digging out

By David Whitlock

With each slash of the snow shovel, I freed up one more inch of space, making room for my garage door to open so I could determine if I could drive out.

In less time than I thought it would take, (and more back pain than I anticipated) I was ready to put the car in reverse and attempt a test run down my driveway. "Yes," I breathed a sigh of relief as I successfully made it to the street in front of my house, "freedom."

The fear of being trapped inside the house dissipated, at least for the moment, for more snow was in the forecast.


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Guest column by Sen. Max Wise

Wise's legislation on KEES money passes

The focus in the Senate last week and the days ahead will be on receiving and vetting many House bills while we continue to work on our own legislation.


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Cigarette butts may be small, but they are still litter

Keep your butts in the car!

By Moreland Jeff

 


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Guest column by Sen. Max Wise

Governing through the storm

What a week of weather we have had in the commonwealth. No part of Kentucky was spared the record-breaking snowfall and temperatures this week. As schools, businesses and many government agencies had to close, so did the General Assembly due to the hazardous weather. However, the Senate made the decision to report to work on Thursday and Friday to do the people's work and help pass through legislation that would be in the best interest of our citizens.


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See my favorite commercial with this story!

Super Bowl ads: A mixed bag of good and bad

By Moreland Jeff

Football is one of my favorite things to watch on TV, but during the regular season I rarely see the commercials. I’m among the millions of fans who watch DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel, and with that, the programming is a barrage of highlights and live peeks into games as the action unfolds, but with no commercials. If you’re a football fan, watch it and you’ll never want to give it up.


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