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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.

National Newspaper Week

This is National Newspaper Week, which we certainly celebrate at the office. This year’s theme is know your first five freedoms. Of course the first is freedom of the press which means I can express my opinion here without fear … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love

A Saturday or so ago, several guys David worked with came to help him install sheet rock in the ceiling at the storage building. It was something he could not do by himself. He had already helped one or two … Continue reading

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Truth about liberalism

If you do not believe it yet or just can’t accept it as fact, I challenge you to Google something you know for a fact, especially having to do with conservatism. Chances are the meaning and narrative have been changed … Continue reading

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Time for social media fast

Facebook notified me this week that I have been a member for 10 years. Ten years and society has taken a definite nosedive! Social media causes anxiety and if you are easily offended, you most certainly don’t need to be … Continue reading

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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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