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What can you say to someone who is hurting?

I’ve been on the radio a lot recently and one of the questions that came directly in the wake of the horrific bombing near the finish of the Boston Marathon is this: “What do you say to a person who … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: An Unlikely Christmas Tradition

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, “An Unlikely Christmas Tradition”? Anne Forline had a great idea for a local news article. She planned to be writing the article instead of attending her family’s Christmas tradition of feeding the poor … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: Kyle’s Legacy

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, “Kyle’s Legacy?” This is a particularly emotional story for me, as it was written by my sister, Penny Whipps. Her story is powerful. Kyle, Penny’s son and my nephew, died because of an … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: Heavenly Harvest

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, “Heavenly Harvest?” Mariane Holbrook actually has two stories published in God Makes Lemonade. I’ve had the chance to hear a few sweet and inspiring stories from Mariane’s years as a writer, family historian, … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: Lunches with Mike

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, “Lunches with Mike?” Author Carol Statton is a good friend of my sister, Penny Whipps, who wrote “Kyle’s Legacy” in God Makes Lemonade. When Penny told me about Carol’s story, I knew it … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: The Man without a Face

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, The Man without a Face? Andy Axtell was a teenage boy facing a horrible disease: Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Cancer had already taken many of those milestones of youth such as prom and football from … Continue reading

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Don’s Thoughts: Forever Changed

Have you read this week’s Featured Story, Forever Changed? When one of my colleagues began working on Kasey Van Norman’s book project, I knew we had to include her story in God Makes Lemonade. Kasey was a sweet fifteen-year-old girl … Continue reading

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