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What is the Source of the Phrase ‘Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child?’

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THE PHRASE ‘SPARE THE ROD AND SPOIL THE CHILD?’ IS IT IN THE BIBLE? ~~~~~~~~~~~ SUBSCRIPTION (FOLLOW) CHALLENGE FOR Carolyn’s Online Magazine  (#COMe) April 1-16, 2016     Benefits the Blackburn Center Against … Continue reading

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What Makes Easter Special?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine (#COMe) WHAT MAKES EASTER SPECIAL? Guest writer the Rev. Monte W. Holland Psalm 118:22 The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. 23 This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. … Continue reading

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America’s First Untethered Balloon Flight 1/9/1793

Carolyn’s Online Magazine AMERICA’S FIRST UNTETHERED BALLOON FLIGHT 1/9/1793 I researched America’s first hot air balloon flight for a chapter in my novel. My main character, Rosalie de Leval, attended both the first hot air balloon flight in Lille, France, … Continue reading

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Sacred Circles

Carolyn’s Online Magazine SACRED CIRCLES NOTE: The January 2, 2016, WordPress photo prompt is circle: Today, let a familiar shape inspire you. On January 2, 2016, Monte and I participated in a 4-church tour in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. During a sharing … Continue reading

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Should a Christian Celebrate Hallowe’en?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine SHOULD A CHRISTIAN CELEBRATE HALLOWE’EN? Guest Contributor: the Rev. Monte W. Holland NOTE: This post is from a local Bible study lead by my husband Monte, in which he examined Hallowe’en and its pagan and Christian roots. … Continue reading

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How Do You Dispose of a Bible?

Carolyn’s Online Magazine HOW DO YOU DISPOSE OF A BIBLE? I’m a book burner. More specifically, I’m a Bible burner. It’s the only book I dispose of by burning. Do I dispose of them properly?   The issue arose in … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Idea of Communal Faith

Carolyn’s Online Magazine REDISCOVERIING THE IDEA OF COMMUNAL FAITH Early on September 20th Boy Scout Troop presented a flag ceremony at the 108th Stahlstown Flax Scutching Festival. Following the flag ceremony a Methodist circuit rider, The. Rev. Anthony Hita*, announced … Continue reading

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