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Nancy Astor – letter and article on a unique glass ceiling breaker

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The victory that makes champions of us all!

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Messages from a mural! FIVE SATURDAY THOUGHTS

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The educational value of solitude! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

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Everywhere and always – A SATURDAY THOUGHT

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Nancy Astor – letter and article on a unique glass ceiling breaker

Here is some news on two pieces I have written about Nancy Astor. ARTICLE The recent book “Mistresses of Cliveden” includes several chapters on one of the iconic house’s most colourful occupants, Nancy Astor. Lady Astor, a Christian Scientist, was the first woman to take a seat in the British parliament and the book rightly reflects a complex character, whose […]

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Our deeper basis for optimism! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

Here is the complete hymn – Hymn 359 Trust the Eternal when the shadows gather, When joys of daylight seem so like a dream;  God the unchanging pities like a father;  Trust on and wait, the daystar yet shall gleam. ———- Trust the Eternal, for the clouds that vanish  No more can move the mountains from […]

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Justice will wend its way to fruition! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This quote is from the Bible’s book of Proverbs (4:18) if you wish to see the photo in its full glory, you can click here.

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Our unwavering unity, at home and overseas! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

The quotation is from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (p. 340). The full quote is: “One infinite God, good, unifies men and nations; constitutes the brotherhood of man; ends wars; fulfils the Scripture, “Love thy neighbor as thyself;” annihilates pagan and Christian idolatry, — whatever is wrong in social, civil, criminal, political, and religious codes; equalizes the sexes; annuls the […]

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A diviner law and order! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

This quote is from “No and Yes”, p. 30. To view the full photo without the words, click here.

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We’re bound to God! A SATURDAY THOUGHT

Sunlight reflecting in dome of Massachusetts State House. For full photo, click here. The words are from Hymn 349.

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