Author Archive: rmontoya

July 2022

Everything I have is either faded or folded. It iseither ripped, torn, bent, scratched, or broken.My windshield has a nick in it. There is a markon my motorcycle that won’t come out nomatter what I do. Even my brand-new pair…
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July 2022

THE FOUNDATIONS FOR OUR GREATNESSAs we come to America’s 246th birthday, we would do well to consider the faith of some of our Founding Fathers. One of the most instrumental of America’s Founding Fathers was John Adams, who followed George…
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June 2022

I had spent some time with Cherie Walker, and was thinking about some of the things we talked about. So I wrote down some notes about Cherie so that she is not soon forgotten.Pastor Jody <>< An Exceptional Woman—Cherie WalkerThere…
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June 2022

A MONTH OF NEW BEGINNINGSJune is traditionally a month for weddings and graduations. Both events are suggestive on the spiritual level. Weddings mark the beginning of a life lived in partnership with another person. Graduations mark the end of a…
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May 2022

Did you know that May is “National Walking Month”?The sun retires later in the day, which gives us more time to walk in the light and allows us to spend more time outdoors. There are a hundred benefits that can…
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May 2022

THE REAL “FORGET ME NOT” OF MAYThe first day of May marks two weeks since Easter. It seems hardly possible that we have moved through the past four months so quickly. More Covid shots, tax season, Super Bowl, Olympics, Academy…
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April 2022

Happy April Fool’s Day! Or as my grandmother used to call it, “Jody’s second birthday.”Now I will be the first to admit that I have acted foolishly in the past. And while I have been foolish in my actions; I…
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March 2022

CHECKING YOUR CALENDAR AND YOUR SOULThe calendar year has undergone an evolution over time. There is some historical support for the early Roman calendar containing only ten months (March-December). Before 150 BC, the Roman calendar built its calendar around the…
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