Samaritan's Corner

Samaritan’s Corner: Cookie Cutters Shape Cookies, Not Marriages

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Ecclesiastes 4:12 – “A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. But a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.”

First column of this 2018 year, I just had to start with the triple-braided cord that holds my sweet family together! We are not the triple-braided cord, we are merely the recipients of the strength it provides! On Thursday, March 22, 2018, my wife and I will be “THROWING DOWN,” celebrating ten years of marriage! I was warned by many of my married friends that it would fly by, but I had no idea how fast “fly by” was! Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: God’s Got This Because I Don’t

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Ecclesiastes 1:18 – With much wisdom comes “great grief.” Ecclesiastes is my favorite book in the entire Bible and this is probably my favorite scripture. Seeing “great grief” in this scripture, for many years, always made me think about overwhelming pain and suffering.  Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: The Penguin’s Angel

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P! T! A! Prepare! The! Article!

That’s exactly what I thought during a PTA meeting I attended a few weeks ago at my son’s school!! While covering many different topics in the meeting, Mrs. Bame, my son’s Principal, began to veer off of the path a little. She started talking about this lady named Maria! Mrs. Bame went on and on about how loving, caring and neccesary Maria is to everyone in the school, especially the children! As Mrs. Bame continued to brag about the “Wonderful Maria,” whom I had never met, I could almost see tears building up in her eyes.

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Samaritan’s Corner: I’m The One

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Luke 17:12-16 – As Jesus entered a village, ten lepers stood at a distance, crying out, “Jesus, have mercy on us!” Jesus looked at them and said, “Go show yourselves to the priest.” As they were walking away, Jesus healed them. “ONE” of them, when he saw that he was healed, came back to Jesus and thanked Him for what He had done. Well, it’s Christmas time, and so the melee begins!! The rushing around, the credit card debt, the stress and all of the other unnecessary pressure we create at Christmas. Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: #SPEECHLESSDAD

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Kassidy: Daddy, when you die and go to Heaven to be with Jesus, am I supposed to take over the Unity Walk?

Me: Do you feel like the Lord is calling you to do that?

Kassidy: Yes I do.

Me: Then you do it son.

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Samaritan’s Corner: From Addiction To Conquered Dreams

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He’s B.B. King, I’m Jimi Hendrix! He’s the the Temptations, I’m New Edition! He’s Heavy D. and The Boys, I’m Public Enemy! He’s a tailor-made suit with sandstone wingtips, I’m a t-shirt, shorts and Brooks Ghost! He’s a luxury sedan, and I’m down with anything with only two doors, sits low to the ground and tops out at 180! He can be reserved, and I can never seem to stop talking! We’re so “DIFFERENT” in so many ways, and still yet, if you sit in front of either one of us, you’d get the “SAME” song of victory, and it would sound like this!! Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: The Little Engine That Always Does

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Ferrari!!! Everybody knows the car, the reputation, the beauty, the famous red color and of course the price tag!! A Ferrari is also known for its power. But few people know the inner workings and the source of that power. Just like the Cary Unity Walk!! Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: What If?

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What if people only saw two of God’s children in this picture, and not two men of two different colors? What if people focused more on a biker’s heart, and less on the Harleys they ride? What if we could sit down and ask questions because we truly wanted to understand each other?

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Samaritan’s Corner: They Needed Someone Special

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Christy Clemons Wilson: I was in shock!
Lauren Barber: I cried!
Sara Osborne: It was like I was having an outer body experience.

These are the reactions that these three mothers had when they found out that their own “Special Needs” were met! Christy’s son T.J. was born with down syndrome, Lauren’s son Hayden was born autistic and Sara’s son Danny was also born with down syndrome. Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: The Dismantled Destiny

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On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, for most people, it was just another ordinary day. But for my friend, Tara Baker Dunsmore, it was the last day of what she would call “normal.” On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, Tara was told that she had breast cancer. Read more