Jeremy Gulley

A Note on Love and Chic-fil-a »

admin By Jeremy Gulley When the cop arrived at My Father’s House, a homeless shelter in Paola where I volunteer, I was shocked to find out he was there for me. What unfolded afterwards was…

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Wet Hands, Paper Towels, And Votes . . . »

admin By Jeremy Gulley As I stood at in the bathroom of Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City, the urgency of the upcoming election became unavoidably clear to me. This year there are many important…

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Staying In the Game »

Beth at the end of her first ultra-marathon

admin By Jeremy Gulley Running is an addiction. For me, however, running is more fun when I worry less about my personal times and focus instead on supporting other people. Don’t get me wrong,…

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Learning A Lesson From History »

admin By Jeremy Gulley As a teacher, I am often humbled by my own assignments. This summer, my Composition II class is spending time at the Miami County Historical Museum. Their assignment is to…

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Take A Risk »

admin By Jeremy Gulley For the last ten years, a friend of mine has been working with his dad on a twin engine plane. They have rebuilt, painted, fixed, and tweaked it, going through…

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The End of the Journal »

admin By Jeremy Gulley Thomas Merton, the 20th Century philosopher, theologian, and Trappist Monk, wrote that “the beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them…

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There’s No Way We Can Lose »

admin By Jeremy Gulley As is the case with the subject of many of my last columns, this week I was struck by the comparison of two different and opposing events. Where last week…

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Moving On »

admin By Jeremy Gulley This week I was reminded of a situation where I was wrong. Twelve or so years ago I left a company the wrong way. I had worked at this organization…

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Do No Harm Is Not Enough »

admin By Jeremy Gulley Facebook went public this week, making a lot of people very wealthy. Their business is worth billions of dollars, and their success has been celebrated very publically this week. Congratulations…

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Otros Lenguajes »

admin By Jeremy Gulley La semana pasada dos personas me dijeron que sólo debemos hablar inglés en Estados Unidos. No estoy de acuerdo. Creo que todos en Estados Unidos deben tratar de hablar inglés…

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Beth Gulley

Strangers Among Us »

admin I have never been more proud to be an Miami Countian than I was last Tuesday. A friend of…

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Tradition »

admin By Beth Gulley Going to watch fireworks on the 4th of July, eating fried chicken with family, and swimming…

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Last Place »

admin by Beth Gulley   Volunteers had already started cleaning up when my son, Israel, finished swimming the 800 meter…

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Thank You »

admin by Beth Gulley A few days after Mother’s Day, I got a card in the mail. It was a…

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Modesty Doesn’t Keep Us Safe »

admin In the Muslim tradition the hijab, or head scarf, is supposed to show modesty and offer protection in public…

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For Josh »

admin This poem is in regards to the Occupy Cal Protest on Nov. 9, 2011, at U.C. Berkley during which…

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My Teacher »

admin A long time ago, in a land far away, I went to high school. In fact, I changed schools…

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The Help »

admin I knew I would be traveling several times in the next few months, so I went to Target in…

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Airport Coffee »

admin By Beth Gulley When I was ten I flew in an airplane for the first time. I had never…

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Stone Soup »

admin My coffee story this week starts with Stone Soup. Do you remember the story of Stone Soup from your…

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  1. Strangers Among Us
  2. Sign on the Road
  3. My Mountain
  1. Priscilla Jevne: Great Job! I too struggle with getting healthy. I do good for a while and fall back into bad habits....
  2. Wayne Ova: Yes, I am sure that I have homosexuals in my congregation now, and in the past. I am certain that they...
  3. Wayne Ova: The foundation of any strong nation is the strength of its homes. Of course, I believe in the Biblical...
  4. admin: Wayne, do you have members of your congregation who are homosexual? If so, how do they feel about these...
  5. Ann: How will it destroy the foundations of our nation? Please be specific.


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