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Scripture says we’re responsible for our own actions
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Scripture says we’re responsible for our own actions

June 16th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Rabbi Irwin Wiener, Contributor   Susan B. Anthony, American women’s rights advocate, wrote, “I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their...
Be like a rabbit in the desert and listen
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Be like a rabbit in the desert and listen

May 24th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke, Guest Writer   Several weeks ago, my sister and I took advantage of the cooler morning temps and went hiking on South Mountain at the Pima Canyon trailhead. We hiked in the brown of a dry winter that...
As endurance is tested, honor those who died
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As endurance is tested, honor those who died

May 4th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER. Guest Writer The one thing that man has perfected above all else is the art of war. The one thing that man has yet to perfect is the art of peace. The many we honor on Memorial Day are truly...
Be grateful for the past, appreciate the present
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Be grateful for the past, appreciate the present

March 4th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Guest Writer As we get older, we start to think about yesterday and maybe yesterday’s yesterday. In fact, our thoughts always focus on what was and not what is. That is, until something happens that...
Prayers can take unexpected turn with the Holy Spirit
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Prayers can take unexpected turn with the Holy Spirit

February 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
by JEAN NEWELL, Contributor One afternoon, I was talking on the phone with a friend who lives in Flagstaff who was getting ready to leave on a trip to visit her sister in California. Frazzled by all there was to do before she...
New year brings opportunity to help and forgive
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New year brings opportunity to help and forgive

January 12th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By RABBI DR. IRWIN WIENER, Guest Writer It was approximately 2,500 years ago that a prophet of Israel roamed the countryside preaching about the goodness of humanity and how it could be found in each of us. In fact, he emphasized...
The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us
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The story of Christmas is lived for people just like us

December 6th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
BY LYNNE HARTKE AFN Contributor “Who is this person?” Older Sister asks, reading the sticky note on a plain box. “I can’t wrap a gift if I don’t know anything about them.” “His name is Todd,” I say. “He is...
People can buy cookies, candy for various causes
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People can buy cookies, candy for various causes

December 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The annual cookie walk and candy sale will be held at 9 a.m. today, Dec. 2, at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Road, just west of the Robson library The cookie walk is an annual event and...
God extends His hand during times of tragedy
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God extends His hand during times of tragedy

November 25th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener It hardly seems possible. Colorado, Texas, Nevada. Places we think about, places we learn about, places that evoke memories of fun and laughter, and now tears. How can we make sense of it all? How can we...
Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley
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Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley

November 4th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ralph Zubiate Managing Editor Nestled between a Dutch Bros. coffee shop and an office of the American Federation of Astrologers in Tempe, one of the best-known brands in the Christian software world sits quietly in a satellite...