Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 22

Purpose and possibilities

  It began when I bought him his first pair of cowboy boots. He looked at them lovingly and wore them with great pride. Even to bed. After he fell asleep, I would quietly go into his room and remove them gently not wanting to awaken him. Michael and I “progressed” from the boots to …

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May 22

local photographer awarded

The Longview Convention & Visitors Bureau participated as a sponsor in the 2013 “We Pine for East Texas” Photography Competition sponsored by the Texas Forest Trail Region. The contest celebrates the natural and cultural treasures of East Texas to encourage travelers and locals alike to explore this heritage rich region of Texas. The Longview CVB’s …

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May 21

Library hosts program: Riders on The Orphan Train heads to Longview

The Longview Public Library is pleased to host a special program, “Riders On The Orphan Train.” The multimedia program tells the story of the Orphan Train experiment from 1854 to 1929. The program will take place in the Library’s Moeschle Room at 7pm, Tuesday, May 21. The event is made possible in part by a …

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May 21

Why do some people have inner peace while others do not?

“Because they think they have more thinking in their head,” says Patrick, age 5. Too much of the wrong kind of thinking in our head is called worry. Lewis and Faye Copeland tell the story of a man who was offered a job to do all the worrying for the boss. “You get $100,000 to …

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May 20

Middle Eastern re-run

Can you hear it? Conservatives are beating their war drums and banging their tambourines, trying to gin up support for U.S. intervention in Syria. Republican Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina have been particularly vocal about their desire to get us deeply embroiled in yet another Middle Eastern conflict. They …

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May 20

Establish paternity at birth

The birth of a baby brings joy, hope, love and happiness. And, for unmarried couples, the life-changing experience also brings an added responsibility- establishing paternity for their child. Establishing paternity is one of the most important jobs the Attorney General’s Child Support Division performs, because it guarantees a legal relationship between a father and his …

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May 19

No heaven or hell? I wouldn't bet on it

We humans struggle with the mystery of life after death. Many people believe they have had a near death experience. Others believe they actually died, but were sent back from Heaven to continue life on earth. I’ve never heard a report of anyone going to Hell and being sent back. Hmm. I would never challenge …

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May 18

Rep. Gohmert wins nincompoop roundup

My state of Texas seems to have an inordinate share of nincompoops in public office. But it’s only fair that office holders from other states be considered before deciding which one is the nincompoopiest of all. Give credit to Pennsylvania, for example, whose GOP governor, Tom Corbett, recently scored big nincompoop points by explaining why …

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