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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.

It’s nonsensical

Here we go again! I do not make light of the recent shootings, however, with each one comes the call for more gun control. Most of these mass shootings have taken place in gun-free zones so that certainly doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Thank you teachers

School is about to be off and running again. For Crawford it starts bright and early Monday morning. Some others started today. I vote that all those in the same area start at the same time. Just makes good sense … Continue reading

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Stop being silent

It’s time Americans, especially Christians wake up to what is really going on in our country. A lot of it is smoke and mirrors by the mainstream media who choose to focus on the negative and the fake instead of … Continue reading

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Death of manners and pride

Last week was just one of those weeks. So much happened in the news true, but it was just kind of a strange week all around. I’ve shaken my head in disbelief more than I can remember over things happening … Continue reading

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Remembering the flood

Hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the flood of 1994. Time flies when you’re having fun they say and the older I get the faster it seems to fly. Not sure some days that I’m having all that … Continue reading

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Let freedom ring

Independence day is today! So many people just call is July 4th or Fourth of July and to do so takes away what the day really meant and was all about — independence and freedom. The phrase “freedom isn’t free” … Continue reading

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Thank you Sarah

Am I the only one who feels as if I somehow ended up a twilight zone segment with all that’s going on in the world? I’m not anxious though because my hope is in the Lord and all will be … Continue reading

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