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With Easter, suffering and death do not have the last word

...through a faith filled view that such evils do not have the last word. This is what Christian believers celebrate at Easter...ultimately the desire for suffering and death to not be the last word in any human story.We can see a powerful sign of this...
Treadwell: Let Alaskans decide

...there and what are the impacts? You get those three things behind you with Washington, D.C., and that's not the last word, that's the first word. And then here in Alaska, you have to get access to capital, access to labor, access...
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A Bishop's Perspective: Holding on to hope in the midst of sorrow

...have confidence. There is something still greater than this loss, for sin, evil, suffering and death will not have the last word. When we are present to others, when we notice their good qualities, when we seek beauty, goodness and truth...
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...greatest of odds; our greatest achievements come when we put Alaska first.On an occasion such as this, I will give the last word to my friend and mentor, Wally Hickel. I was with him when he spoke these words before the Alaska State Legislature...
Living and growing: Marriage's sacred delusion

...He doesn't slur his words; he hyper-enunciates. Listen to "Lay, Lady, Lay" again and hear what he does to the last word of each line. In the song "Make You Feel My Love," Dylan sings the lyrics straight, with utter sincerity, without...
Surveillance and the FISA court basis after the government presents evidence of probable cause. But no one person should be allowed the last word on the large constitutional and statutory issues raised by the massive programs of the present. These multi-dimensional...
Alaska Editorial: Build the road from King Cove to Cold Bay swap in its final environmental impact statement. In other words, no deal and no road.Secretary Jewell has the last word. We hope she'll consider the following and agree to the road:- By law the road would be restricted to non-commercial...
Bishop's Perspective: Before I die...

...that the time we have here on earth should be used wisely. As a man of faith with a firm belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ, I look at this blackboard as an opportunity to reflect - knowing that death will not have the last word.
New and recently published summer books

...Finger" by Beth Harbison (St. Martin's). Humorous chick lit from the author of "When in Doubt, Add Butter.""The Last Word" by Lisa Lutz (Simon & Schuster). Izzy Spellman's professional life is never easy, but she didn't help it...
A Trip South: A Colombian holiday

...surrounded by it. Hilarity can be contagious. The accordion player was a bottomless pit of lyrics, and eventually got the last word in against the new-comer, who still hadn't taken off his backpack, giving off the appearance that he had other...


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