CEP posted on Main Page The Lobby twas' 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven's gate. their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the ai r. they could hardly believe all the beauty they saw there. they were filled with such joy, they didn't know what to say. they remembered nothing of what had happened earlier that day. "where are we?" asked a little girl, as quiet as a mouse. "this is heaven." declared a small boy. "we're spending Christmas at God's house." when what to their wondering eyes did appear, but Jesus, their savior, the children gathered near. He looked at them and smiled, and they smiled just the same. then He opened His arms and He called them by name. and in that moment was joy, that only heaven can bring those children all flew into the arms of their King and as they lingered in the warmth of His embrace, one small girl turned and looked at Jesus' face. and as if He could read all the questions she had He gently whispered to her, "I'll take care of mom and dad." then He looked down on earth, the world far below He saw all of the hurt, the sorrow, and woe then He closed His eyes and He outstretched His hand, "Let My power and presence re-enter this land!" "may this country be delivered from the hands of fools" "I'm taking back my nation. I'm taking back my schools!" then He and the children stood up without a sound. "come now my children, let me show you around." excitement filled the space, some skipped and some ran. all displaying enthusiasm that only a small child can. and i heard Him proclaim as He walked out of sight, "in the midst of this darkness, I AM STILL THE LIGHT."
Detainees at Guantanamo Bay Get New Multi-Million Soccer Field (Fox News )
why not also put as breaking news underneath:
OBAMA TO CUT HEALTHCARE BENEFITS FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND RETIRED US MILITARY
February 28 at 14:47 EST .
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Gerty Is there no one able to stand up against these anti-American activities?
Maybe it is time for revolution?
February 28 at 15:19 EST .
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Bettijo Remember, Obama is also cutting spending for military. Where is this 3/4 of a million dollars coming from?
February 28 at 16:18 EST .
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CEP posted on Gardening & Landscaping I have a miniature rose that I need to transplant. It is a climber (I found that out after it has grown ) well it is in the wrong spot in my flower bed. Any ideas on how to transplant it? Do I prune it back before the move etc. Appreciate some guidance from Rose experts.
Gerty I don't know...I always thought this was best advice for such a student:
You have three choices:
1. Stand and say the Pledge. 2. Stand at attention and not say the Pledge. 3. Leave the room. Return at the conclusion of the Pledge.
February 7 at 17:32 EST .
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CEP posted on Main Page The Lobby CNN has another debate on and they are zinging each other really good. It is a good debate.
January 26 at 20:37 EST .
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Belwhatter What's to debate when the two principles spend most of their energy making accusations at each other then countering them. Fortunately there were some good questions from the audience, different enough from the usual ones, which kept interest up. Santorum had a good outing staying focused.
Jack goes quail hunting before school and then pulls into the school parking lot with his shotgun in his truck's gun rack.
1957 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack.
2011 - School goes into lockdown, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students and teachers.
Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.
1957 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins.. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up buddies.
2011 - Police called and SWAT team arrives -- they arrest both Johnny and Mark. They are both charged with assault and both expelled even though Johnny started it.
Jeffrey will not sit still in class, he disrupts other students.
1957 - Jeffrey sent to the Principal's office and given a good paddling by the Principal. He then returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.
2011 - Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin. He becomes a zombie. He is then tested for ADD. The school gets extra money from the state because Jeffrey has a disability.
Billy breaks a window in his neighbor's car and his Dad gives him a whipping with his belt..
1957 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college and becomes a successful businessman.
2011 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy is removed to foster care and joins a gang. The state psychologist is told by Billy's sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison. Billy's mom has an affair with the psychologist.
Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school.
1957 - Mark shares his aspirin with the Principal out on the smoking dock.
2011 - The police are called and Mark is expelled from school for drug violations. His car is then searched for drugs and weapons.
Pedro fails high school English.
1957 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes English and goes to college.
2011 - Pedro's cause is taken up by state. Newspaper articles appear nationally explaining that teaching English as a requirement for graduation is racist. ACLU files class action lawsuit against the state school system and Pedro's English teacher.. English is then banned from core curriculum. Pedro is given his diploma anyway but ends up mowing lawns for a living because he cannot speak English.
Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from the Fourth of July, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle and blows up a red ant bed.
1957 - Ants die.
2011 - ATF, Homeland Security and the FBI are all called. Johnny is charged with domestic terrorism. The FBI investigates his parents -- and all siblings are removed from their home and all computers are confiscated. Johnny's dad is placed on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.
Wally falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee. He is found crying by his
CEP posted on Sports It's wonderful that University of Arkansas Chancellor Gearhart says Garrett Uekman will be honored with a UA degree and have his name etched on the Senior Walk. I hope that gives his parents some comfort.
November 21 at 22:38 EST .
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Evajeanne It probably won't now, but hopefully it will after their grief has abated some. What a shock to lose your son so abruptly like that.