Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Soldier’s Paradise

A Soldier’s Paradise A Poem By, Donna M. Monnig {Poem reprinted from, Echoes of Time: A Collection of Rhyme} A soldier’s paradise dost need not gold, Just warm sunshine away from the cold. They don’t need diamonds, jewels, or such things, … Continue reading

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Five Powerful Music Videos For Memorial Day

By, Donna M. Monnig This is just a brief post to list a few links to five very powerful songs and music videos [some official, some unofficial] that seem very appropriate for Memorial Day. May we all pay tribute to the courageous men … Continue reading

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Song Review: “For You” – Keith Urban

By, Donna M. Monnig Singer-songwriter Keith Urban debuted his new song, For You, at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. For You, is a touching song that tugs at the heart. From the opening lines to the last verse, For You, … Continue reading

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Seven Unusual Books I Never Would’ve Imagined

By, Donna M. Monnig Do you ever come across books that make you do a double take when you see the title? You have to look again just to be sure you read it right, because you can’t imagine a … Continue reading

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Here Lies Dord: The Word That Didn’t Exist

By, Donna M. Monnig Dord. Sounds like something out of a Star Wars movie or an episode of Star Trek or Farscape, doesn’t it? However, dord actually belongs in a cemetery rather than a sci-fi show; it is afterall, a ghost word. … Continue reading

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If . . .

By, Donna M. Monnig If ever there was a poem to live by, arguably it would be Rudyard Kipling’s complex work, simply entitled, “If . . .”. It’s a practical recipe for how to live a good life and be a good … Continue reading

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Badge of Honor

Book Review: Courageous by Randy Alcorn By, Donna M. Monnig             Four deputies, four fathers, four Christians. For these four men, which duty is more important? Deputy Adam Mitchell and his friends usually put the job ahead of their families and … Continue reading

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