Tag Archives: heart

THE MEDIA SEXUALIZATION OF OUR GIRLS

Neal Pollard In 2008, M. Gigi Durham wrote a blunt book entitled: The Lolita Effect: the Media Sexualization Of Young Girls And What We Can Do About It. Durham is not at all writing from a Christian worldview, being a … Continue reading

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Are You A Taker Or A Giver?

Neal Pollard Are you sure to take credit for works that are done or do you seek to give credit for them? Are you more apt to take others’ time or to give your time to others? Do you take … Continue reading

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“Marathon Heart”

Neal Pollard A protein called “troponin,” indicating heart damage, is typical with the majority of runners tested after running a marathon.  Malissa Wood, a Harvard-affiliated cardiologist who has competed in four marathons says that the danger comes in not training … Continue reading

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Why Don’t YOU “Stop The Violence”?

Neal Pollard To borrow the words of our own Mike Bennett, “Excuse me?”  An AP story published this morning is so thick with irony it is palpable!  Two people were arrested and put in jail on Tuesday in Washington, Pennsylvania.  … Continue reading

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Overcoming Bitterness

Neal Pollard “Where was God when my child was killed by a drunk driver?” “I’ll never forgive brother Jones for that time he… He’s a big hypocrite!” “It’s not fair what they did to me. I hope they get theirs!” … Continue reading

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PURER YET AND PURER

Neal Pollard While this song is not one of our “toe tappers,” it is meant to be reflective. What a challenge it presents to us, too! Johann Wolfgang Goethe wrote the poem during Napoleon’s heyday and Anne R. Bennett translated … Continue reading

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Our Words Reveal Us

Neal Pollard I was recently checking the customer reviews for an upcoming hotel stay.  The reviews were from verified members of the hotel club of that particular chain.  74% of the raters gave it the highest possible rating, but it … Continue reading

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LEARNING FROM LENINGRAD

LEARNING FROM LENINGRAD.

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LEARNING FROM LENINGRAD

Neal Pollard Anna Reid has written a gripping book chronicling one of the least talked about devastations of World War II.  From 1941-1944, the Russian city of Leningrad, along with surrounding villages, were besieged by the German army.  Leningrad, being … Continue reading

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THE PROBLEMS WITH PRESUMPTION

Neal Pollard Unfortunately, most of us are guilty of it.  Some call it “jumping to conclusions” (which, as it has been noted, can be a very painful exercise), others “reaching a verdict without a trial.”  This usually happens when we … Continue reading

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