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Cardboard Christianity

Posted by Laurie Giampietro on September 25, 2012 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

I asked my friend why I didn't see

her in church on Sunday morning,

And this is what she said to me,

"I was busy."

"Busy?" I asked. "What could be more important than

Hearing about Christ's salvation plan?"

She replied, "I can't worry about saving my soul.

I'm too busy trying to save those

Who are beaten down, neglected and poor.

While you were sitting on that wooden pew,

I was downtown seeing an unwed mother through

Something ...

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Memorial Day

Posted by Laurie Giampietro on May 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Today is a really hot day here in the Southeast (where it's not raining anyway) and like everyone else, I have been whining about it.

I shouldn't. have complained, and I will tell you why.

It's Memorial Day, and I forgot about one important fact:

There are thousands upon thousands of service men and women who carry anywhere from 50-200 lbs on their backs that are in the desert, not just during summer (when it's supposed to be hot) but every single day of the year. Who...

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Learning Curve

Posted by Laurie Giampietro on May 26, 2012 at 11:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Just figured out that I can't split up my blog into neat little categories. So, I'm making individual pages for them.

There's Nothing I Like More

Posted by Laurie Giampietro on May 26, 2012 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Than the scent of old books. I know. It's weird and something I will run across less and less as times goes by.

Books are supposed to go the way of most newspapers, disappearing into the ether only to be seen in movies

and heard of in legends.

But, I've done my part. I have enough books to insulate our bedroom one book deep. Some are antique, some

are old and well loved, and some are almost new. Everyone of them has been or will be read. My mom wondered

if I ha...

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