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Posted by on Jun 30, 2008 in Misc | 0 comments

Song of the Day: "My Surrender" by Steven Curtis Chapman

Download it here. “My Surrender”Words and Music by Steven Curtis Chapman and Matt BronleeweProtected under copyrights with Sparrow Song and Peach Hill Songs Does it all sound the same?Are my words getting through?I’ve been trying so hard That I’m about to break So here I am with all I have And I’m giving it all back to YouAll back to You, I surrenderYeah, I’m giving it all back to YouAll back to You, this is my surrenderTake it all And what song can I singBut the song that You give?I have nothing to bringThat did not come from Your hands So here I am with all I have And I’m giving it all back to YouAll back to You, I surrenderYeah, I’m giving it all back to YouAll back to You, this is my surrender All my prayers and all my dreamsI’m giving it all to YouI lay it all down at Your feet, I’m YoursSo what song can I sing but this song? I’m giving it all back...

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Posted by on Jun 6, 2008 in Misc | 1 comment

For Whom will You Fly a Flag?

Will you fly a flag on your blog for our men and women at arms?John Fuller got me thinking about it early this morning. Mark Schultz touched my emotions about it. A historical display of the front page of the June 6, 1944 Tennessean prompted me to action. Today is the 64th anniversary of the largest coordinated invasion in the history of warfare. D-Day. Normandy. Omaha Beach. These words – and the stories behind them – became a part of our national fabric. Are they fading? A tradition began during World War I and became more powerful during World War II. A families with a soldier (or soldiers) deployed displayed a Service Flag in their window. The blue star in the center of the flag proclaimed that the family was praying for the safety, wisdom, and return of their soldier. Some flags bore many stars–one for every son deployed. Many weeping mothers replaced the blue stars with gold stars when news arrived that their sons had given their last...

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Posted by on Jun 5, 2008 in Misc | 0 comments

Wireless World

I’m not a political activist by anyone’s definition. I’ve never planted a yard sign, I have only boycotted once in my life (Levi’s vs. Boy Scouts), and I don’t ask my car to wear bumper stickers. Today, however, this announcement struck a chord. I long for the day that we use the radio spectrum for wireless internet connectivity with the same ease that we turn on a radio. Making that access clean for all audiences is important. On May 23 FCC Chairman Kevin Martin outlined the agenda for the Commission’s upcoming open meeting on June 12. Among the items to be considered for a vote will be Chairman Martin’s proposal to auction unused airwaves to create a free (advertising-based), family-friendly nationwide wireless internet. Take action if you...

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