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    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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By Erwin Maramat
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By Consuelo (Chit) E.  Munar
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ni Pastor Amor P. Ruba

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By Erwin D. Maramat
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By Erwin Maramat
For Henry and Connie
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By Erwin D. Maramat

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Gabay sa Buhay

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A pastor quoted this story: “A New England girl had just become engaged when the Civil War broke out. Her fiancé was called into the army, so their wedding had to be postponed. The young soldier managed to get through most of the conflict without injury, but at the Battle of the Wilderness he was [...]


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