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How children were taught to love God in 1855

CHAPTER IX. ABOUT SALVATION.
MY DEAR CHILD - Have you thought about the sad truths of which I told you in the last chapters? Read More...
December 06, 2006 at 2:31 pm
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Session should stick to recovery, insurance needs

Many believe Gov. Kathleen Blanco’s call for a special legislative session beginning Friday to be premature and an opportunity to give away Christmas gifts from the state government. Hopefully that will not be the case.Read More...
December 06, 2006 at 2:07 pm
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Children’s letters to God

Here’s a touching and at times humorous sampling of letters from youngsters all over America that have been collected by psychologist and Presbyterian Sunday School teacher Marsha Grekato, who’s putting the finishing touches on her book, Why Children Write Letters to God - and What They Want from Him.Read More...
December 01, 2006 at 11:51 am
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How children were taught to love God 150 years ago

Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.Read More...
December 01, 2006 at 11:37 am
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Voices of St. Charles Parish

They say you learn something new every day. The other day I learned that most people don't have brains that ricochet off the walls of their heads like a superball. Who knew?Read More...
December 01, 2006 at 10:43 am
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Bigger share of oil and gas tax revenues up for grabs - but will LA get them?

Put aside the folly of calling an "Extraordinary Session" of the lege in the midst of the Christmas Holidays. Put aside the folly of calling the session to extend over two weekends during which the lege is loathed to work. Put aside Governor Blanco's refusal to call an emergency session of the lege following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Put aside the lack of a specific plan of action going into a Special Session.Read More...
December 01, 2006 at 10:40 am
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How children were taught to love God 150 years ago

Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.Read More...
November 29, 2006 at 12:55 pm
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A question of faith

This week’s question: My doctor has just told me I have incurable cancer and just three months to live. I've never been a church-goer and never thought all that much about God. But I sure am now. What should I do to make sure I go to Heaven when I die? Do you have a special prayer that would help me?Read More...
November 29, 2006 at 12:53 pm
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Pope’s healing miracles more numerous than once thought

A RIVETING new book presents evidence of what appears to have been dramatic and in some cases stunning healings linked to the late John Paul II - miracles far more extensive than previously reported and in many instances occurring while the pontiff was still alive.Read More...
November 29, 2006 at 12:50 pm
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Another BIG BIZ bites the dust

Nobody seems to care about the fact that one of the two Fortune 500 companies headquartered in LA is leaving the state. We’ve learned that Freeport Copper and Gold is leaving for Phoenix.Read More...
November 29, 2006 at 12:44 pm
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Voices of St. Charles Parish

I MISS my sleepy little community of St. Rose, which I moved to because it was close enough to the city to get to everything but far enough away to escape the crowds.Read More...
November 29, 2006 at 12:42 pm
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A question of faith

This week’s question: As a Christian, am I supposed to be a missionary for Christ or should I leave preaching to the preachers? I count among my friends a Hindu and also several Jews and even an atheist, none of whom accept Jesus as the Messiah. Sometimes we talk about religion, but I prefer not to because I don't know what to say. What should I do?Read More...
November 16, 2006 at 4:12 pm
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How children were taught to love God 150 years ago - in 1855

Editor’s note: Reprinted with permission. Easy lessons for the Little Ones at Home, circa 1855, digitized by Michigan State University.Read More...
November 16, 2006 at 4:09 pm
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What married women want

Sociologists Steven Nock and W. Bradford Wilcox of the University of Virginia have presented a new study on what makes women happy based on the findings of the National Survey of Families and Households.Read More...
November 16, 2006 at 4:07 pm
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Every state in the U.S. is corrupt, it's just that in LA, we don't worry about it

LSU’s student newspaper has published a well-done article about Louisiana’s well-deserved reputation for corruption. Despite what many think, I do not believe LA is the most corrupt state in the U.S.Read More...
November 16, 2006 at 3:55 pm
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Strange bedfellows: Bush & Clinton get together

Former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton have joined forces to support many worthwhile causes, including support for Hurricane Katrina victims.Read More...
November 16, 2006 at 1:50 pm
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Corps begins reclosing spillway
Corps begins reclosing spillway
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is gradually reclosing 200 bays of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway, making way for the much anticipated fishing and crawfishing bounty expected with area flooding.