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God’s house must be respected | Faith

Posted on November 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Over the past few decades, my heart has just grieved for the way that I have seen some people enter the church, and the unbecoming things that they do in it as well.
Because I am a woman, I am … Read the rest



It’s praying time! Pray until something happens

Posted on November 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Eleven parishioners murdered and six injured in Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa. Pipe bombs sent to former President and Mrs. Obama and former President and Mrs. Clinton, among other political figures. Two shoppers murdered at a Kroger Grocery … Read the rest


The longer I live … | Column

Posted on November 3, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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The longer I live, the more I believe that people are 1) good, and 2) crazy. You can be good without being crazy, of course, and crazy without being good, but sometimes crazy wins. Do you doubt? Read on…
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Talk less, listen more | Faith

Posted on October 28, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Have you ever stopped and wondered why we have one mouth but two ears? Have you ever noticed the position of the mouth as it relates to the ears?
The mouth falls between the two ears. Have you noticed that … Read the rest


Thank you, Boston. We’ll be back | Column

Posted on October 27, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Some of you—okay, two of you—have asked about our recent trip to Boston, which was both fabulous and confusing at the same time.
The fabulous: Harvard, the John F. Kennedy presidential library, street performers, Boston Public market, Faneuil Hall, Quincy … Read the rest


Don’t let life keep you down | Faith

Posted on October 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Paul states in his letter to the Church of Corinth, “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed” (II Corinthians 4:8-9 KJV). In … Read the rest


Letter to the Editor | Opinion

Posted on October 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Dear Editor:
I was disappointed to read a story in this newspaper (dated Sept. 5, 2018) that Colleton County and the City of Walterboro have joined together to seek a Community Development Block Grant to demolish the former Bulldog Stadium … Read the rest


A funny thing happened on the way to Boston

Posted on October 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Widdle and I just got back from a few days in Boston. Our vacation was stress-free because we’re totally in sync and we agreed on every detail of sight-seeing, shopping and dining out.
Also, I’m having Ben Affleck’s baby.
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Appreciate your parents while they’re alive | Faith

Posted on October 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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In Proverbs 22:6 (KJV), God said to parents, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”
This is God’s commandment to parents for raising children. Therefore, you … Read the rest


‘Me Too’ … but God! | Faith

Posted on October 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Over the past several years, especially more recently, there has been an outcry of sexual harassment and molestation allegations across the nation, from the workplace, schools, parties, even to the church. The magnitude this issue has reached shows that it … Read the rest


Growing older is a lot of fun, said nobody ever | Column

Posted on October 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Growing older is a lot of fun, said nobody ever.
It’s a privilege denied to many, so it would be petty to gripe about it. But it’s surprising to realize that I now have more doctors than fingers. How does … Read the rest


Stay in your place | Faith

Posted on September 30, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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On this past Sunday afternoon, I was invited to serve as the mistress of ceremonies for the sixth annual pastoral anniversary of our dear friend, Dr. Gerlend Crawford, pastor of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Walterboro. “A Pastor Chosen … Read the rest


Tomorrow might be too late! | Faith

Posted on September 23, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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I have always been taught, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today!” However, all of us have been guilty of procrastination at some point or another.
Do you have beautiful china, crystal, and flatware decorating your cabinet … Read the rest


Nutty international news

Posted on September 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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In keeping with journalism’s mission to bring you the news from near and far, let’s look at some nutty international news.

First up, we have the Australian mom-of-three who claims she pulls down $58,000 annually by cuddling total strangers.

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The Balcony Is Open

Posted on September 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Welcome to The Balcony Is Open!
Each week, we invite you to join us beyond the velvet rope, with your All Access VIP Pass to arts and entertainment in Colleton County.

LET’S GET READY
TO PLAY
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Make someone’s day!

Posted on September 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Have you ever walked past or spoken to someone, and he looked back at you as if he were “baptized in lemon juice?” Have you ever said to someone, “It’s going to be a great day!” and his reply was, … Read the rest


Letter to the Editor

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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What’s going on at SCDOT?
Dear Editor:
The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has received some inquiries as to how the “10-Year Plan to Rebuild our Roads and Bridges” is progressing, since the roads bill went into law on July … Read the rest


God works 24-7 | Faith

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Often, bad things happen to us and we wonder why. Then some of us let doubt set in and go as far as to ask, “Where was God?” or “Why did God let this happen to me?”
God’s Word tells … Read the rest


The devil goes to church too! | Faith

Posted on September 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Satan has been around since the beginning of time, set on doing everything he is big and bad enough to try against the will of God. However, no matter how much Satan goes on the attack, he is defeated again … Read the rest


This is us. We know how to be a family | Column

Posted on September 1, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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My brother, T-Bob, and I used to make a few bucks running a lemonade stand in front of our childhood home. The lemonade wasn’t great (Minute Maid from a can), but we made about five bucks a week. And—this is … Read the rest


God always comes through | Faith

Posted on August 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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“Don’t worry; I’ll be right there for you no matter what!” Have you ever heard that promise, only to find out that was not the case?
When someone does this to you, usually it is a big letdown, especially if … Read the rest


Let go, and let God… | Faith

Posted on August 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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I have always been told that if you are going to pray, don’t worry; if you are going to worry, then don’t pray.
For a long time, I worried about every little thing. As my relationship with Christ began to … Read the rest


Marriage is a funny thing | Column

Posted on August 18, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Marriage is a funny thing. Can someone remind me why do we do it?
Just kidding. Widdle Baby is the perfect husband–always kind, patient and understanding. And I am Queen of Romania.
Actually, I hit the lottery when he showed … Read the rest


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