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Those Lonely Millionaires

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

PooseyDigest_WP“Herb, could I borrow $30,000?”

“Sure. You want that it small bills or should I just write a check?”

“I’m serious.”

“Me, too. Look in my billfold and, if you can find $30,000, it’s yours, Freida.”

“Fine.”

“Not that it matters, but why do you need that much money?”

“I want to help out a millionaire.”

“Oh. Heck, why didn’t you say so?

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Learning to Be a Citizen

by Lee H. Hamilton

The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and someone in the audience will raise his or her hand and ask, “Okay, so what can I do about it?”

I love that question. Not because I’ve ever answered it to my satisfaction, but because it bespeaks such a constructive outlook. Democracy is no spectator sport and citizens

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Capitol Perspectives: Thinking on Tom Schweich

by Phill Brooks

News that Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot has caused me to wonder about the tough and unforgiving environment that I cover. I worry that what I enjoy covering were factors in his death.

This is a man I will remember fondly. I will miss our conversations.

He was eager to talk with reporters about government issues. He regularly wandered the statehouse

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An Adoption Story

The front page of the Kansas City Star contained the story of an attorney, Gene Balloun, who has assisted in more than 1,000 adoptions. The story caught my attention for several reasons: First, because I share his compassion for children. Second, because this attorney did his work pro bono, the compensation he would have received was placed in an account to assist in the children’s education. Third, the story intrigued

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Good Thinking: Samuel and a Journey of Prayer

by Dr. Don Kuehle 

Samuel was an Old Testament prophet, priest, and judge. Samuel’s life from birth to death was a “journey-of-prayer.” Before he was born, his mother Hannah prayed for a son. God heard and answered her prayer. Samuel came into this world; his name meant “name of God.” In her joy, Hannah dedicated her son to God; and gave him into the hands of Eli, the high priest,

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What on Earth Are You Here For?

by Pastor Steve Ellison

Man has long struggled in his quest to know a reason for his existence. Philosophers and theologians alike have spent their lives trying to solve this mystery.

Some Christians believe that God does not take a person immediately to heaven upon placing faith in Christ because He has a mission or job for the believer here on earth. While that may be true, I do not

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Existing Without a Cell Phone

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

PooseyDigest_WPThe two little girls sat on my sofa, carefully going over the various cookie choices. Every week seems to bring a new school fundraiser to my door and the kids in my neighborhood know I’m an easy touch so on some balmy afternoons they’re lined up on my porch. I scan the over-priced candles, greeting cards, and sausages then give everyone an order.

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The Thing About Boundaries

There’s something to be said about setting boundaries. Usually, as soon as they’re set, they’re broken. Drive the speed limit at 70 mph on the interstate and count the vehicles that pass you. Sometimes you get away with speeding; sometimes there are fatal consequences.

Once upon a time student councils in many high schools were pestering administrators to allow vending machines in the hallways and commons areas. Eventually, after that

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Christian Disagreement

by Pastor Steve Ellison

A very long time ago, someone gave me very good advice, “Make your words soft so that when you have to eat them, they will not taste so bad.”

It seems to me that the Bible does not expect Christians to live in total agreement. Rather it seems that the Bible expects that Christians will disagree with each regularly. The sign to the rest of the

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