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On my days off from work, in an effort to be doing something productive, I keep dreaming up little projects to delve into.

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You’d think I’d have this figured out by now. After all, I’ve been “keeping house” for more than half a century.

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COVID-19 has significantly impacted many of our day-to-day activities. It has changed how we shop, socialize, work, travel and much more. But this pandemic doesn’t have to change the trajectory of your education. You can affordably and safely work towards your higher education goals and acce…

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In December 1944, things were bleak for the US 101st Airborne in Bastogne, Belgium as the “Battle of the Bulge” was ongoing.

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In 1914, the Morton Salt Company adopted the familiar logo and slogan: “When it rains, it pours," letting the consumer know that their product will still pour in dampness and humidity.

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The story of Levi’s transformation takes only six verses in Luke 5. The brevity of the tale belies the radical discontinuity of his before and after. In a moment, Jesus lifted him from his self-selected hell, his personalized tomb – traitor to his people and prodigal to his God – and gently …

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Because our citizens living with disabilities deserve the same chance to achieve financial independence and stability as all South Carolinians do, I’m proud to serve as administrator of the Palmetto ABLE Savings Program.

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Judging from the headlines, America’s energy sector could collapse at any moment. Scattered amidst coronavirus coverage are reports of plummeting energy stocks and commodities traders paying people to take barrels of oil off their hands.

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I guess it doesn’t take a lot to amaze me, but I am utterly in awe of the indisputable fact that God loves me and loves all of us. I understand God loving His original creation and Adam and Eve, handmade in His own image. But after the fall? Why would He still love them? And you and me with …

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Who would think, this far into COVID-19, that there’d still be more memes online?

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Last Sunday afternoon, as I aimlessly puttered around the house in my nightgown — not even in my pajamas — I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror and was taken aback by the sight of my totally out of shape hair and the frumpy gown I was wearing that was large enough to cover my recliner.

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My parish of St. Andrew’s in Myrtle Beach is located right on Kings Highway, about a five-minute walk from the shore. And so, folks often ask me if I spend much time at the beach. The answer, sadly, is no. The duties of ministry keep me fairly busy, and my Scots-Irish and Scandinavian skin i…

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Due to a series of mishaps, such as a truck breakdown and other untimely events, I found myself driving down Ocean Boulevard at 6:20 this morning taking my son to his job.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging the nation and taking a disproportionate toll on African-American and Hispanic communities. Yet the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services just moved ahead with a rule that will make it more difficult for vulnerable Americans to access the medicines they need.

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“Jesus loves me! This I know, for the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong; they are weak but He is strong.

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I’m an avid early morning fan of a local talk radio show featuring Dave and Leanne who are my constant companions during my16-mile drive to work four days a week.

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In his valiant quest to transfer some of the contents of his inbox to mine, my friend Rick may have shared these inconsistencies in the English language with me before. That means I may have shared them with you as well.

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As human beings we are prone to want to find blame for things that go wrong, in our world or in our lives.

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I remember it well, and it doesn’t seem that long ago…but I guess it was. Over four months ago, our church elders met to discuss the possible closing of church due to this “COVID pandemic,” a fairly new term back then.

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Fortunately for me, my newly-retired friend Rick has been cleaning out his email files.

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Agoraphobia — extreme or irrational fear of entering open or crowded places, of leaving one's own home, or of being in places from which escape is difficult.

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I remember it well, but it doesn’t seem that long ago…but I guess it was. Over four months ago our church elders met to discuss the possible closing of church due to this “COVID pandemic” (a fairly new term “way” back then).

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Mark wrote his gospel using three ‘God sightings,’ or theophanies to mark off the two halves of the account of the life and ministry of Jesus.

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When you hear the name Aesop you immediately remember his many fables, stories about animals, fruits and other ordinary things from nature that had a deeper, more abstract meaning.

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When you hear the name Aesop you immediately remember his many “fables”, stories about animals, fruits and other ordinary things from nature that had a deeper, more abstract meaning (hare and tortoise; fox and grapes).

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The Darwin awards, of course in honor of Charles Darwin, acknowledge those folks whose behavior indicates that not all humans have actually evolved to even a basic level of common sense.

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Happy Father’s Day! In the days before cell phones, internet and Facebook, it was said that the day of the year with the most phone calls home was Mother’s Day and the day with the most “collect” phone calls home was Father’s Day.

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Besides immensely enjoying excellent BritBox murder mysteries on my TV while I quarantined, I have found another source of pleasure that I might never have discovered had it not been for the pandemic.

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Greetings in the wonderful Name of Jesus Christ. My name is Rev. Monte Porter and I am the pastor of The Sanctuary at Good Hope in Conway.

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Emotions in South Carolina are high in the wake of George Floyd's murder by police officers, and one of the major demands by protestors is access to police body camera recordings.

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“O Lord, You have searched me and known me. You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my thought afar off. You comprehend my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.

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As I woke up this morning to a chaotic world, as I usually do when I’m troubled, my thoughts turned to my parents and how I wished they were here to tell me everything’s going to be OK.

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During the final year of my term on the Myrtle Beach City Council, we were faced with a shooting in downtown Myrtle Beach. It was not the first time either. In that particular event, the shooting was filmed and created a huge firestorm and made national news.