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Of note. Oct. 4, 2017

highs & lows observed It is homecoming week at Aurora Christian School, where Diana is a freshman, but their world has been upended by a tragic home going.  Two students were in a  head-on accident returning from a golf tournament … Continue reading

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Of Note, Oct. 2, 2017

  Highs and Lows Observed The Las Vegas shooting was such base, mind-blowing, and as yet unexplained, barbarity. Not that there can be an explanation for such horrid evil. What deep sadness. We speak often of God’s love, for good … Continue reading

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Ernie Payton: The Music Will Never Die

You didn’t have to spend much time with Debbie’s Dad, Lt. Col Ernest Payton (The Salvation Army), to know that his life revolved around music. Whether it was following, along with Joan, the riffs of a Big Band song on … Continue reading

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Eulogy for my mother

  Harriet Louise (Speer) Jewell (January 26, 1927-September 11, 2016) We celebrate through tears the crescendo of a long goodbye We gather here to celebrate our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend; and for the crescendo of a long goodbye. We’ve … Continue reading

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Can 4 weeks change the trajectory of a life?

It’s great to discover an opportunity to make what may be a lasting difference in the life of a person who really needs to catch a break. We’ve found one, and we’d like to share it with you. Through an … Continue reading

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Unlocked: The Brett Walls Story of Personal Miracles and Insurance Company Paralysis

Brett and Gayle, June 30, 2014 [Prepared for media release. July 16, 2014] Brett Walls moved all of the fingers on his right hand and lifted his right forearm about eight inches.  The date was July 9, 2014 and this … Continue reading

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Business development, branding, and integrated communications…

…a few of the disciplines I can help you with.  My consulting business draws on my 36 years of experience.  I’ve just updated my consulting Website at http://www.jewellconsultancy.com.   Check it out/.        

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Evangelicals Still Need Chuck Colson

by Jim Jewell Word spread today that Chuck Colson was struck down this weekend by a brain “event,” with surgeons removing pooled blood and Chuck left in critical condition in a Virginia hospital.  An official statement on his condition leaves much … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art. A new version of a timeless song of praise

When I was growing up, there wasn’t a better, more rousing, worship song than “How Great Thou Art.” Now, in the day of endless praise choruses, there is nothing like a throwback to that great song of adoration. Carrie Underwood … Continue reading

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What Skyscrapers Mean to Us

 I opened a checking account today at a Chase branch in my new town, Chicago; first, because it is next door to my office building at 30 North LaSalle (the 68th tallest building in the city at 553 feet), and second, because they gave … Continue reading

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