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Joy

Joy!

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Thank you, Karyl Lyne, for the following information. Joy! is a gospel Christmas celebration by well-known sacred music composer and arranger, Joel Raney. Raney writes, “Joy! tells the story of Christ’s birth through six choral anthems based on familiar Christmas carols and original material. There are upbeat blues-gospel numbers as well as slower ballads in… Read More ›

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Joy!

(2) Joy

Thank you, Karyl Lyne, for the following information. Joy! is a gospel Christmas celebration by well-known sacred music composer and arranger, Joel Raney. Raney writes, “Joy! tells the story of Christ’s birth through six choral anthems based on familiar Christmas carols and original material. There are upbeat blues-gospel numbers as well as slower ballads in… Read More ›

Essay »

Book Review

Haunted Santa Fe It’s that time of year when ghosties, goblins and ghouls come out of the woodwork. Literally according to Haunted Santa Fe, a historical overview of legends and lore born of real people living real lives, and then in the afterlife returning with spectral visitations that make things go bump in the night…. Read More ›

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Tree of Peace

(0) Plant a tree of peace

Our minister played this during worship today. I thought it was so beautiful I wanted to share it. The song was adapted from a Quaker poem, “Oh Brother Man.” The rendition  below was adapted by Gwyneth Walker. Read more about Walker here. O Brother Man by John Greenleaf Whittier O Brother man! fold to thy… Read More ›

Inspiration »

Monday Musings

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Bright Ideas My bright ideasare in stacks of notebooks.Articles, stories, essays… begun but never finished. Now it’s doc after docin a folder called “works in progress,”yet they never do, progress, I mean.Why do I hold onto these tarnished gems?Beats me.Perhaps they are like children,waiting to grow upand go out on their own. Picking up, where you… Read More ›

Lifestyle »

Inside the lawsuit

New Mexico Capitol

Yazzie v. State of New Mexico (From information provided by Barbara Casey) The Las Vegas branch of AAUW is sponsoring a community forum on the ground-breaking Yazzie v. State of New Mexico lawsuit, which will change the way New Mexico funds public schools. The community forum is scheduled for Nov. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at… Read More ›

Arts »

Bidder ‘er up!

Charity Auction

Online auctions are a way to make money, but they’re more than that. These creative fund-raising websites introduce participants to a worldwide marketplace of buyers and collectors. www.lvnmauction.com invites you to sign up and bid for a number of items from its selection of art and other services. Below is a Q&A with Linda Anderle,… Read More ›

Cookbook »

Protein-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Protein Packed

(Family Features) Whether you’re a casual exerciser, a professional athlete or just looking for a nutritious breakfast, kick off your day with protein-packed recipes. As an expert in the nutritional needs of professional athletes, Megan Chacosky, chef and registered dietitian for the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team, stresses the importance of protein in any fitness… Read More ›

Joy in the Morning, Words of Hope and Encouragement, a tiny tome 31 pages long. Click on the Shop tab and download today for .99. Dismiss

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