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Unfortunately each Election Day, many would-be first-time voters in Arkansas do not have their votes counted because they are not actually registered to vote. The deadline to register to vote in the November election is October 5. The postmark on a mail-in application will be considered the …

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A subject that proves uncomfortable for most is incontinence. It happens to the best of us, yet no one really wants to discuss it. Most of the clients that I work with have some degree of incontinence. In fact, when I come across someone who does not have issues with incontinence then it is …

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As we approach Election Day, investors are understandably wondering – and maybe even anxious – about how the U.S. presidential election will affect the stock market. Election years often come with increased market uncertainty. And this year, COVID-19 and a fragile economy have added new dime…

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Arkansas cities and counties that have been hit hard by the economic impact of the coronavirus can apply for help, after legislators approved the use of $150 million for relief grants.

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‘Time Is Money” – really? I don’t think so. A person can be without money, but still have lots of time, and vice versa. Time is life – a gift God has given to each of us.

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God gave us all we need in the Bible. There we find what is important in guiding our lives as Christians.

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What was responsible for nearly a quarter of all deaths in America last year? The answer is cancer, and of those deaths, lung cancer represents a quarter of that number.

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I was at the Van Buren County Livestock Premium Sale last weekend. It was the sole event of what would have been the county fair had COVID-19 not put the brakes on all that. Still, they had the part where animals were shown and judged, then the Saturday auction, the big event.

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A persons functional abilities are their actual or potential ability to perform activities of daily living. There are biological, psychological and social aspects to these functional abilities.

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Health care workers have long been regarded as some of our nation’s most critical and courageous servants. During this time of challenges and uncertainty, this has never been more accurate. Each day, our health care professionals make tireless sacrifices to serve and protect our country, eve…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered online activity in our state. More Arkansans are working remotely, learning through distance education, using telehealth, and attending online church services.

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LITTLE ROCK – Census workers across Arkansas will be knocking on doors until the end of September in a last-ditch effort to make sure that as many people as possible get counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.

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The world has become a cruel place. People have little to no regard for anyone but themselves and those who are beneficial to them. But Christians cannot be that way. It is easy to allow the attitude of the world to creep into our own hearts, but we must guard against the meanness and hatred…

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Time is something we all have and usually think we don’t have enough of. Far too often we say, “When I get time, I’m going to do...” this or that. The issue is how we prioritize the time we have, for we all have the same amount of time.

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Every year thousands of Americans die by suicide, leaving behind friends and family to navigate the tragedy of loss. In 2019, more than 500 Arkansans died by suicide.

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In 1997 a book was written and it’s had, since its publication, a profound impact on our world.

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Much of the time, a person’s care can be a collective effort, whether they are aging or disabled, or just in need in a general way. It may not take a village, but it does take some people willing to work together.

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September is National Suicide Prevention Month. With passage of the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act, the Senate has taken action to pave a new path forward in suicide prevention and implement an improved strategy to give hope and purpose to veterans wh…

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I believe in American Exceptionalism. I believe that because our people, and the ideals they embrace, are exceptional. The most unique and glorious concept upon which this nation was founded was our commitment to the idea that we were going to trust the people. We trust them with the liberty…

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The most fulfilling life for all of us is a life of purpose. When we find our purpose for living, it brings us fulfillment and contentment. We then are able to meet a need and find pleasure in our work.

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In the past two days I have participated in two separate classes where the subject of situational ethics was discussed. I am not commenting on the political issues that are so divisive, but I am calling attention to the moral issues that have sprung up due to our neglect to teach and reinfor…

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Earlier this week I had a conversation with a client’s family member about relationships. This particular client has a good support system with family who actively participates in her care. I had expressed my view of how beautiful their relationship was.

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Anytime I write about Christian character, I must be clear that actions do not make the Christian; a heart surrendered to God makes the Christian which leads to actions. Simply put, we do not do good things to be saved. We do good things because we are saved.

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In the past couple of weeks, we’ve considered many aspects of God’s unseen hand at work in our lives and in our world. We observed the pleading hand of God as He seeks the heart of mankind, the protecting hand of God as He delivers us many times from unforeseen dangers and the preserving han…