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I’ll be honest with you, this one is pretty tough for me. I sat in my study and pondered for several hours on not just the content, but where to even start. Emotion flowed from my heart and soul as I struggled for words that might barely attempt to convey to you how special this one is to me.
WE HUMANS like to worry. It’s in our nature.
Here’s what Jesus said about worrying:
It’s hard to comprehend that one carpenter with a vision 2,000 years ago is responsible for the massive celebration today we call Christmas. It is even more amazing considering this carpenter, Jesus Christ, died in relative obscurity in a dry and dusty city in what is now called the Middle East.
Dear Santa Claus:
I may be the oldest kid writing to you this year. At eighty, I don’t have any parents or grandparents to send me presents.
My aging friends, generous as they are, have themselves to look out for. Themselves and more progeny than the Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe.
Q. What is a Mississippi River Flood?
So, this question was posed to me on Twitter: “As much as State and Ole Miss have had talent over the years, how did they both miss on Brett Favre, Steve McNair, Walter Payton and Jerry Rice? Some of the NFL’s greatest athletes and record holders, all from Mississippi, but none went to the state’s two biggest universities.
“Iraq Vet. I’m hungry and cold. Help me.” On my way to the grocery, stopping for a red light, I donated to a sad-faced man wearing combat fatigues and holding a cardboard sign.
A few minutes later, parked and heading into the store a passing car slowed down and someone waved me over.
Editor’s Note: I wrote this column when President George H.W. Bush spoke in Jackson in 2003. I am reprinting it upon his passing.
When President George Bush (the dad) was a young father of 30, he probably didn’t think he would one day seem to be one of the luckiest men in the world.