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About vsimmons54

Veteran journalist of 40 years. Editor, Motivational Speaker, Ordained Minister, CEO of A Light in the Darkness Ministries, Copy Editor, Copywriting, Event Planner, Lensclusive Photography, Babbling Brook Consulting and Design, event planner and author. I love to write and speak and I love Jesus. I also do copy writing and editing. Recently co-authored Vanished Towns Revisited.

Unexpected adventures part of life

February has been a series of ups and down, highs and lows at our house.Some “wonderful” person sideswiped my SUV while I was inside having lunch with my daughter and just left without a note or any notification. The restaurant … Continue reading

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Government is not your friend

With all that’s going on around us, I am concerned about what we are teaching our children. The next generation will be afraid of everything and will do exactly as the government tells them to do. If you believe the … Continue reading

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Some things don’t make sense

There is so much going on all around us that I don’t know where to start. A lot of it doesn’t seem good but I remain hopeful.It’s hard to believe that in such a short time Biden has issued so … Continue reading

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We need to be examining our hearts

Last week was one of the longest weeks ever to me and I thought it would never end. Had to deal with so many hate-filled people and no matter how hard you try, it tends to eventually affect you if … Continue reading

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Lack of human interaction not healthy

If you have been feeling as if you are limbo as is the whole country, you are not alone. This past year has taken its toll on all of us I believe.Lack of relationship by being quarantined or social distancing … Continue reading

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Censorship of any kind is dangerous

Everything going on in our world can be disconcerting. It’s not really about the election and certainly not about party affiliations, it’s a battle between good and evil and a battle for our country. There’s a spiritual battle going on … Continue reading

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Reflections for the new year

It is my hope that each of you made lots of memories during Christmas this year whether it was different or like other years. For me, it was one of the better years as everyone was well. I always overdo … Continue reading

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Remembering my friend, Wilton Walton

A lot of us have lost many people this year and sadly, you are not always given a chance to pay respects or to say goodbye at a visitation or funeral with things as they are this year.I lost a … Continue reading

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Thankfulness begins in the heart

One thing this year should have taught all of us, is that we should be thankful all of the time. Yes, we have one day a year set aside as Thanksgiving to recognize the Pilgrims getting through that first year … Continue reading

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Optimism amid frustration best choice

Holy moly, Batman, what a mess we are in, so it seems!I’m sure that’s what most people are thinking about this election, but I’m remaining optimistic knowing God is in charge and that evil will be exposed. What is frustrating … Continue reading

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