• Considering Making Final Arrangements? What To Know To Be Prepared

    Planning a funeral out may seem premature if you aren't elderly, but doing so could save money and complications if something happened to you. There are many benefits to picking out what you want ahead of time, especially for the people that you have to leave behind. There are a variety of things to consider when figuring out your final arrangements. If you are worried about the costs, make sure you get estimates for the following things you want at your funeral.
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  • Marginalia: Connecting With The World Through Pages Of The Past

    Are you feeling blah, blue, or blocked? Have you lost your creativity or started to feel disillusioned with the world around you? This kind of minor disconnect happens to nearly everyone at one time or another, and it can be hard to reconnect with the world. A way you can reignite the spark in your life is by going to a used bookstore, like The Energy of Used Bookstores There's something about a used bookstore that immediately changes your view on the world.
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  • Choosing The Right Bible Translation For Your Bible Study

    So you want to purchase a Bible, but you're not sure what to do when you're faced with all the translations on the bookstore shelf. Whether you plan to study the Bible on your own or you're joining a Bible study group from a church like Church of Christ, here's a simple explanation of some of the favorite Bible translations. Some Bibles are word-for-word translations, meaning the editors have tried to accurately follow the languages of the original texts (Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek).
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