Tag Archive: death

Mar 22

Does God decide who is going to live and who will die?

Does God decide who lives and who dies from illness, accident, or wartime battle? Five veterans of the Iraq War, profiled in USA Weekend recently, have no doubt. Having faced situations where by all logic they should have died, they are agreed that “God had decided it wasn’t my time.” A missionary friend survived a …

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Feb 21

That’s what friends are for

By Susan Estrich Here we go again: a tragedy in the music world, a tragedy waiting to happen that did. Disturbing headlines before and after leave us scratching our heads and asking why. On the days before her death, Whitney Houston was disheveled, dressed in clothes that didn’t match, hair dripping with water or sweat, …

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Jan 23

A Zero on the Home Front’s Richter Scale

The end of the Iraq War was accompanied by the sound of one hand clapping. By Donald Kaul Among the strange things that happened last year — and there were many — perhaps the strangest was the end of the Iraq War. Did you notice it? I wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t. It hardly …

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Nov 03

Vitally important

During the 57th Annual Conference, on Vital Statistics in Austin, December 7th – 9th, the Northeast Texas Public Health District (NETPHD), Birth and Death Records Department, will receive the Exemplary Five Star Vital Registration Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Debbie Hilton, Director of Vital Statistics for NETPHD, …

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May 04

Sen. Cornyn: Statement on death of bin Laden

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the death of Osama bin Laden: “In the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush promised a fearful, grieving nation that those individuals responsible for this atrocity would be brought to justice. Now, nearly a decade after those …

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