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Posted by Faron Franklin on Thursday, May 7, 2009, In : Faron's Footnote 

As was the morning routine on a school day, Mom loaded my sister and I in the car at 7:12 AM to drive us down our long lane from our farmhouse to meet the bus.  Yet, this day proved to be different than most days. 

 I had my 4th grade project due and it would need to travel with me on the bus.  It fit neatly in a large box and I must say I was proud of my project.  This was one elementary kid that was excited to show off his work; yet I was dreading the bus journey with the cumbersom...

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Posted by Faron Franklin on Friday, February 20, 2009, In : Faron's Footnote 


There are moments in your life that become life defining moments.    Slices of life that try your character and offer God an opportunity to see what you are made of on the inside.   These moments also allow the tested to look at their reflection in the mirror.   Life defining moments are powerful and have the possibility to change your life.  


It does not happen everyday, but when it does---you know it---and you never forget it.  That is why it is called a life defining moment.  You mig...

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Posted by Faron Franklin on Monday, February 16, 2009, In : Faron's Footnote 

  First Appeared June, 7, 2008

Dealing with Death - My Personal Experience
     Today, it has been 12 years plus 45 days since I sat at the bedside of my Mom.  As I held her hand I observed her weakened condition.  Her breathing—-shallow, her heartbeat—-irregular; her body—-tired.  The nurse administered more medication and whispered in my sister’s ear, “Dear, it won’t be long.” Only an hour later I watched her lungs take in air one last time.  Now for the first time in many day...

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