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Perhaps more than any other historical figure, Abraham Lincoln continues to shape the American psyche. The success of Stephen Spielberg’s movie, “Lincoln,” gives some indication of our continued fascination with the 16th president.

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It might be easily argued that our current culture is not one predisposed to giving thanks. The Bible records almost 200 uses of some variant of the word “thanks” with additional entries for its synonyms, but believers of all faiths may benefit from the wisdom of our local clergy.

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As the song service begins to celebrate the 108th anniversary of League City’s Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, the quartet breaks out into rhythmic blues. There are no hymnals, no PowerPoint lyrics. Everyone here knows the choruses which have been sung for a decade or more in a place…

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When I married my wife we repeated the customary wedding vows promising to cherish one another “in sickness and in health, in poverty and in wealth.” Perhaps we should’ve added an additional line. Something like: “I promise to wait for you.”

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The most famous Samaritan was the hero of a story Jesus told about helping someone in distress. The modern organization Samaritan’s Purse provides a number of disaster and relief services and annually, at about this time, send countless shoebox gift packs to children in need around the world…

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Overcomer’s Outreach will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at The Salvation Army, 4210 Texas Ave., in Texas City. Call Joseph Davis, 832-820-1203.

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Time. It’s the great mystery. Past, present and future. The past is beyond our grasp, as is the future. We sense that somewhere out there the past exists as we lived it. We’re the same people that we were when we engaged in past circumstances, solved past problems, pursued past goals. We can…

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Beyond confessions of faith, hymns and sermons, the Second Coming of Christ seems to make little difference. We pursue our educations, work at our careers, raise our families, worry about retirement, and prepare for the inevitable: death and taxes. In the meantime, the lives of believers and…

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The pumpkin patch at Aldersgate United Methodist Church will be open daily from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. through Wednesday at 13217 FM 1764 in Santa Fe. For information, call 409-925-2552.

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If you don’t believe in miracles, it could just be because you haven’t yet met Jerlee Owens. Owens, a founding member of La Marque’s 70-year old Progressive Missionary Baptist Church at 320 S. Bell Drive in Texas City, is 92 years young and, like her church, doesn’t believe that believers ar…

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The Voices of the Mainland will celebrate 52 years with anniversary events at 7 p.m. Saturday at Texas City’s Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church at 7420 FM 1765 and at 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church at 6333 state Highway 6 in Hitchcock.

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Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries of Galveston will have a clothing giveaway from noon to 1 p.m. today at Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2628 Ball Ave., in Galveston. A complimentary lunch also will be provided. For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson, 409-497-2138.

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I sat in the pre-dawn dark watching the gathering glow in the east. A bird broke the stillness with a solitary song. Soon, others joined him in the gathering light until they filled the air with a chorus of calls. It was as if the birds had waited through the long hours of darkness wondering…

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The Holy Family Parish will have its 2018 Rosary Rally at 12:30 p.m. today in the Joseph Chapel at Sea Star Base at 7509 Broadway in Galveston. “Praying the Rosary for America” is the theme. For information, call Thomasine Allen at 409-935-4372.