I'd rather cry than judge

There were three things I made Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church aware of before they hired me.1. I hate Precious Moments statues. No idea why they bother me other than their big eyes freak me out and I promise to smash them to tiny bits...
Chilkoot Trail artist residences accepted through Feb. 1

...everything, we lucked out on weather. The scenery and immersion in the history of the trail. Having time to explore and relax was precious!" ? Kevin Curry ? "I loved being back at Lindeman and being immersed back into such a beautiful place. All of the mountains...
Mobster offers inside look at Lufthansa 'Goodfellas' heist

...where they discovered dozens of boxes containing packets holding $125,000 each, bags of gold chains and containers with precious gems that they threw into the van, he said. They then fled and rendezvoused with Asaro and Burke, who were in a car about...
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Courtney Ann Culliton

...friendships we cherish and would not have had if not for her presence in our lives. Courtney demonstrated that each day is precious and shouldn't be taken for granted and reminded us that we all need one another in order to lead rich and fulfilling lives...
First lady addresses inaugural Native American youth summit

WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama on Thursday told hundreds of Native American youths that they are all precious and sacred and that "each of you was put on this earth for a reason.""Each of you has something that you're destined to...
Anchorage teen among poets honored by first lady

...vulnerable, to stand up in this room- this historic place with these lights and cameras - and share something so personal and precious," Mrs. Obama said. "But that is also the beauty of poetry: how it helps you take all those complex and confusing thoughts...
Planned Parenthood discusses 'the talk'

...this conversation happen over and over. It's about trying to help them figure out who they want to be as people. It's precious, and its so much more than just a talk."This notion of repetition, of parents keeping an open dialogue about sexuality...
Papa! Pope stirs excitement in DC, calls for climate action

...The pope had something for conservatives, too, with a clear call to protect religious liberties - "one of America's most precious possessions.""All are called to be vigilant,' he said, "to preserve and defend that freedom from everything that would...
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Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...their deepest concerns and their right to religious liberty."Religious freedom, Francis said, is "one of America's most precious possessions."Still, with much ground to cover during his first U.S. trip, Francis also emphasized immigration, climate...
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NASA says Mars appears to have water and soil for analysis on Earth, something a U.S. lander set for liftoff in 2020 will do."Water is one of the most precious resources necessary for a human mission to the red planet," Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House science...
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