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0212pd_tenney_1Not long ago, I wrote an article that was perceived as a political ploy and an attack on the Catholic church. I was horrified when I read the critic’s message and realized how I had been so totally misunderstood.

My intention with the article, “Big Endians vs. The Little Endians,” was to bring Christian people together under one label, not to point fingers at any one church, especially the Catholic church.

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1611pd_tenney_1When I was about 11 years old, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music starring Julie Andrews came to the Snowflake Show House.

We had to drive from Heber, 30 miles away, to see the movie. We had to stand in line, but it was worth it.

From the moment the lights in the theater dimmed, I was enthralled with the grandeur and magnificence of the cinematography.

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Ahhh, a new year. A time to write a new chapter in our businesses and lives. A moment when the phrase “tomorrow is another day” takes on an extended meaning.

At this juncture, we look forward to 365 tomorrows. It is a time to start fresh, to write resolutions and to believe this year will be better than the last. A time when you pack up the past and move those lessons learned into the future.

As I write this I couldn’t be more enthused about all those tomorrows in this New Year. Because for me, this could be my year to join in your ranks, to become one of you, to be a farmer.

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0611ca_lee_editorial_1It is hard to believe this is our final issue of 2011. Last year, we introduced our plans for a new Canadian edition at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, Ontario.

One year later, we returned to celebrate accomplishments made thus far and announce bigger plans for the future.

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My family has been reading about prayer for a month. Every morning we take a new scripture verse and discuss the power of prayer and the significance it plays in our lives.

I thought I was well-versed in the scriptures and the lessons were just for my teenagers who are discovering their place in society, but I learned some things about prayer that I did not really understand.

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