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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ROSE ~ 22 April 2018

    04/21/2018 5:00:01 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 55 replies
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    † † † ROSE The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned around to find a wrinkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that lit up her entire being. She said, "Hi handsome. My name is Rose. I'm eighty-seven years old. Can I give you a hug?" I laughed and enthusiastically responded, "Of course you may!", and she gave me a giant squeeze. "Why are you in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ WINNERS vs LOSERS ~ 15 April 2018

    04/14/2018 4:59:04 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 64 replies
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    † † † WINNERS vs LOSERS When a winner makes a mistake, he says, "I was wrong". When a loser makes a mistake, he says, "It wasnít my fault". A winner always gives 110% no matter how big or small the task. A loser is always "too busy" to do what is necessary and finds excuses. A winner goes through a problem. A loser goes around it, and never gets past it. A winner makes commitments. A loser makes promises. A winner says, "I'm good, but not as good as I ought to be". A loser says, "I'm not...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ HIGH FLIGHT ~ 08 April 2018

    04/07/2018 5:00:26 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 80 replies
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    † † † HIGH FLIGHT John Gillespie Magee, Jr. was a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Shortly before his plane was shot down during World War II, he wrote a poem called "High Flight." The last stanza reads: Up, up the long delirious, burning blue I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, Where never lark, or even eagle, flew; And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod The high untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand and touched the face of God. John Magee was only nineteen years old when he wrote these words. Today...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ Palm Sunday ~ 25 March 2018

    03/24/2018 5:02:13 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 48 replies
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    † † † PALM SUNDAY Matthew 21.1 - 11 1 And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, 2 Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me. 3 And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them. 4 All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ The Greatest ~ 18 March 2018

    03/17/2018 4:59:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 65 replies
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    † † † THE GREATEST Greatest handicap..........Fear Greatest mistake..........Giving up Greatest stumbling block..........Ego Easiest to do..........Find Fault Top comfort..........Work well done Greatest need..........Common sense Best gift..........Forgiveness Greatest resource..........FAITH † †
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ MEDITATION ON SUCCESS ~ 11 March 2018

    03/10/2018 5:01:00 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 58 replies
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    † † † MEDITATION ON SUCCESS "Do not let this Book of Law (The Torah) depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful." (Joshua 1:8) "Great success, like disgrace, can bring great trouble. Success which advances ego can make you lose your way." (Tao 13.) A lawyer once commented to me, "If you preachers ever convince people to live by the Ten Commandments, I will be out of business". Now there is a thought: lawyers out of business!...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ PRAYER FOR GOD'S PEOPLE ~ 04 March 2018

    03/03/2018 4:59:42 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 53 replies
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    † † † † PRAYER FOR GOD'S PEOPLE "Fear the Lord, you holy ones, for nothing is lacking to those who fear the Lord. The mighty will grow poor and hungry; but those who seek the Lord will never go wanting." (Psalm 34). Mighty God, Creator of the Cosmos, you have entrusted to us the care of this planet. Breathe your loving Spirit into the hearts and minds of us all. Instruct us in your ways. And most of all, enable us to establish justice and peace in our homes, our work sites, our nation, and this world. You...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ You'll Never Be Sorry For... ~ 25 February 2018

    02/24/2018 5:05:49 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 60 replies
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    † † † YOU WILL NEVER BE SORRY FOR... ...thinking before speaking, ...hearing before judging, ...forgiving your enemies, ...being candid and frank, ...helping a fallen friend, ...being honest in your work, ...standing by your principles, ...blocking your ears to gossip, ...being courteous and kind. Unknown † †
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ TITLES & POWERS ~ 18 February 2018

    02/17/2018 5:00:43 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 35 replies
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    † † † TITLES AND POWER Now I see why powerful people often wear sunglasses--the spotlight blinds them to reality. They suffer from a delusion that power means something. They suffer from the misconception that titles make a difference. They are under the impression that earthly authority will make a heavenly difference. Can I prove my point? Take this quiz: * Name the last ten Heisman trophy winners. * Name the last ten winners of the Miss America contest. * Name eight people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize. * How about the last ten Academy Award...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ COPPERMAN ~ 11 February 2018

    02/10/2018 5:01:20 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 61 replies
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    † † † † COPPERMAN While walking through San Francisco's Union Square recently I ran into Copperman. He is a street entertainer, a young actor in copper paint from head to toe, who sits motionless as people walk by on the busy street. Many stop, awe-struck to see this statue-like man. You cannot even see him breathing. People leave contributions in his copper pot in appreciation for this fine "performance". Copperman sits for 25 minutes at a time and then takes a break. During the break he is quite animated and eagerly shares his story with his audience. He...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ AND THIS TOO SHALL PASS ~ 4 February 2018

    02/03/2018 5:00:30 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 46 replies
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    † † † AND THIS TOO SHALL PASS An Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which would be true and appropriate in all times and in all situations. They presented him with the words: "And this, too, shall pass away." How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! How consoling in the depths of affliction! Abraham Lincoln in an address before the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society in Milwaukee - 30 September 1859 † †
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ PRECIOUS IN HIS SIGHT ~ 28 January 2018

    01/27/2018 5:00:57 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
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    † † † † PRECIOUS IN HIS SIGHT Just a children's song remembered from a Sunday School class long ago: "Red and yellow, black and white; they are precious in his sight; Jesus loves the little children of the world." But it expresses a profound truth...one that might change the world if we took it seriously. Sort of like the lesson in the poem a friend sent me yesterday. It's worth more than a second reading. It may reveal ... or remind you... of more truth than you expect! "We pray for the children who put chocolate fingers everywhere,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ OBSTACLES ~ 21 January 2018

    01/20/2018 4:59:48 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 48 replies
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    † † † OBSTACLES "For a long time it had seemed to me that my life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in my way, something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles WERE my life." Fr. Alfred D Souza † †
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ KEEPING THE FAITH ~ 14 January 2018

    01/13/2018 5:01:12 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 replies
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    † † † † KEEPING THE FAITH The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store his few possessions. But then one day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames, the smoke rolling up to the sky. The worst had happened; everything was lost. He was...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A FRIEND IS.... ~ 07 January 2018

    01/06/2018 4:59:58 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 replies
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    † † † A FRIEND IS...... The person who gives you the better of two choices. Holds your hand when youíre scared. Helps you fight those who try to take advantage of you. Thinks of you at times when you are not there. Reminds you of what you have forgotten. Helps you put the past behind you, but understands when you need to hold on a little longer. Stays with you so that you have confidence. Goes out of their way to make time for you. Helps you clear up your mistakes. Helps you deal with pressure from others....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ ONLY GOD GIVES PEACE ~ 31 December 2017

    12/30/2017 5:01:33 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 49 replies
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    † † † † ONLY GOD GIVES PEACE The Lord will give [unyielding and impenetrable] strength to His people; the Lord will bless His people with peace. Psalm 29:11 One of the greatest ways God speaks to us and leads us is through the inner witness. In other words, we just know inside what is right or wrong. It is a deeper level of knowing than "head knowledge". This type of knowing is in the spirit...we simply have peace or a lack of peace. By the presence or absence of peace, we know what we should do. I once...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE GIFT OF THE MAGI ~ 24 December 2017

    12/23/2017 5:02:00 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 replies
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    † † † † THE GIFT OF THE MAGI Those of you who are more "mature" Marines & Sailors will remember one of the pre-eminent TV series of the '50's, Rod Serling's Twilight Zone. Many of these programs were quite scary, but they usually had a good moral and made the point in a rather unforgettable manner. On one episode, an astronaut is readying for his blast off on a fifty-year mission to outer space. He is to be placed in a state of suspended animation and will not age one day by the time he returns to Earth....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ GIVING ~ 17 December 2017

    12/16/2017 4:59:11 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 43 replies
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    † † † † GIVING There is a story of two young men who were working their way through Stanford University. The day came when they were broke, and something had to be done. One of them had an idea. They would engage the great Paderewski for a piano recital and put their profits toward their board and tuition. All they had to do was guarantee two thousand dollars. The recital was held but only sixteen hundred dollars was raised. Following the performance, the two young men went to Paderewski, offered him the $1600 and added a promissory note...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THE REAL MEANING OF PEACE ~ 10 December 2017

    12/09/2017 5:00:17 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 93 replies
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    † † † † THE REAL MEANING OF PEACE There once was a King who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture of peace. Many artists tried. The King looked at all the pictures, but there were only two he really liked and he had to choose between them. One picture was of a calm lake. The lake was a perfect mirror for the peaceful towering mountains all around. Overhead was a blue sky with fluffy white clouds. All who saw this picture thought that it was a perfect picture of peace. The other...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ THINKING OUT OF THE BOX ~ 03 December 2017

    12/02/2017 5:02:31 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 49 replies
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    † † † THINKING OUT OF THE BOX "A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous, and then dismissed as trivial, until finally it becomes what everybody knows." - William James One of the great war films of all time was made in the '50's, "Away All Boats", starring Jeff Chandler. It chronicles the adventures of a fictional APA (Amphibious Assault Ship, forerunner of today's LHA'a), USS BELINDA, fighting its way across the Pacific. The ship's skipper, Captain Jebediah Hawkes, is a seasoned veteran, a good guy, but not liked by the crew. They don't understand many of his...