Category: Opinion

New page should add relevance

We are always looking for ways to make our content more relevant to our readers either in print or on the Web. We?re hoping we did that with our school calendar page that debuted last week.

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Letters (Week of Jan. 9, 2008)

Trojan Classic a class act in a class place   Yesterday I was talking to my husband Joe about the upcoming Trojan Classic. When he said, ?It looks like there?s a chance that we (Thomas More Prep) might be playing Hillsboro in the first round,? I asked him what kind of game he was anticipating. He said, ?Like always, a […]

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Pork N Beings (Week of Jan. 2, 2008)
Pork N Beings (Week of Jan. 2, 2008)

Pork N Beings (Week of Jan. 2, 2008)

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Top 10 stories for 2007

With the passage of another year, we pause to reflect on the events and issues we lived through during the past 12 months. As has become our tradition, we offer our list of top 10 news stories for 2007 based on both their immediate and long-term impact.

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane?it’s bizarre

?People of earth, this is Dale Suderman.? The entire world watches the breaking television news story as a Michael Jordan type sports hero?also rumored to be an alien?announces he will leave the sports world to seek the planet of his birth.

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Miles to go and resolutions to keep

Marie Edgeworth said, ?The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterward; they will be dissipated, lost and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world, or sunk in the slough of indolence.?

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Hearing is not always knowing

After 40-plus years of marriage, one would think a guy would have a clue about what the woman in the house means when she talks. I might fall in the category of having not much of a clue.

I no longer get direct instructions, but rather clues about what I?m supposed to be doing.

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Holidays rekindle trivia, memories

Another year has flown by and it?s the holiday season again. I consider
myself very fortunate to have many reasons to be happy, and I wish the
same for you in the coming year.

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Job well done

Transitions are inevitable and usually for the better. But that doesn?t mean we can?t feel sad about them when they signal the conclusion of something that has been very good. That?s how we see the upcoming retirement of Tabor College President Larry Nikkel.

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Gifts to remember?and hold on to

?You can’t always get what

you want. But if you try

sometimes, well, you just might find, you get what you need.?

?The Rolling Stones

And God said: ?If someone prays for patience, do you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be courageous? If someone prayed for the family to be closer, do you think God zaps them with warm fuzzy feelings, or does he give them opportunities to love each other??

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