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Religious leaders are friends for the friendless
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Religious leaders are friends for the friendless

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER Contributor Going through many books and writings over the years, I am sometimes drawn to articles relating to the life of a rabbi, pastor, priest or minister in a congregational setting. It is quite...
Sun Lakes Methodist class will help the grieving
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Sun Lakes Methodist class will help the grieving

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jean Newell, Guest Writer   Some storms are predictable and we can prepare ahead of time for what the storm will bring. Other times, a storm comes unexpectedly and we have no choice but to deal with the storm as it comes....
‘Shock and awe’ present us with responsibilities
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‘Shock and awe’ present us with responsibilities

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Dr. Irwin Wiener, Guest Writer   Since the beginning of the founding of our country and its independence we have witnessed or read about all the sacrifices made. The wars fought, the battles won and lost, the...
Sun Lakes UMC ‘Tuesday Nights Together’ offer informative talks
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Sun Lakes UMC ‘Tuesday Nights Together’ offer informative talks

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By bev tarpley Guest Writer Sun Lakes United Methodist Church hosts Tuesday Nights Together, a series of free summer programs in July and August at 6:30 p.m. in Lindsay Hall at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs...
God will light the way when we lose memory
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God will light the way when we lose memory

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER Guest Writer How many times have we gazed out into space without remembering the reason for our hesitation? I would guess it’s more times than we care to remember. It is scary because we do not know if...
Find your oasis of sustaining peace in God
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Find your oasis of sustaining peace in God

July 20th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By LYNNE HARTKE Guest Writer The songbirds at the backyard feeders were skittish. Nervous. Grabbing one seed and flying away. A male verdin, whose tiny face looked like he had dipped in a mustard pot, wouldn’t pose for...
No one is alone with friends and faith
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No one is alone with friends and faith

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By RABBI DR. IRWIN WIENER Contributor How many times have we wished we had the ability to express ourselves when we are the recipients of goodness as demonstrated by others? Sometimes we just look in amazement at the many people...
God hears the prayers of our hearts
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God hears the prayers of our hearts

July 10th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By REV. JEAN NEWELL Contributor As I was growing up, my family always said grace before meals. I, in turn, taught the same grace to my children, and my children are passing the tradition on to their children. I remember when my...
Our choices have consequences. Choose well.
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Our choices have consequences. Choose well.

July 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Susan Wilmot, Guest Writer   William Inge, one-time dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, is credited with stating, “There are no rewards or punishments – only consequences.” It speaks to both the truth of God...
Saguaro fruit brings a future promise, as does God
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Saguaro fruit brings a future promise, as does God

June 25th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lynne Hartke, Guest Writer   My husband Kevin and I hit the trail early in June on South Mountain, just minutes after the gate opened at 5 a.m. We wanted to finish our six-mile hike before the temps hit the expected 112...