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I Can Face Tomorrow

There are particular moments from early childhood that many remember vividly.  It may be good things and it may be bad things.  Some moments are big and other ones are small.  But these moments for some reason, just stick out to us.  One moment that often comes to mind randomly but always providentially is when …

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A Simple and Ordinary Life

“Ivan Ilych’s life had been most simple and most ordinary and therefore most terrible.” Some may recognize this quote as a Leo Tolstoy construction from his work, The Death of Ivan Ilych. This novella presented an allegorical confrontation of death and the fear of thereof.  Infamous religious skeptic, Cesare Borgia, exclaimed as his life slipped …

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Last Words

People always have a fascination with the last words of celebrities, actors, and well-known people. When General John Sedgwick was sitting on his horse looking toward the Confederate Army he said, “They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distan…” He was killed by sharpshooter at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. You never know if …

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