Rhonda’s Blog

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Feb 10, 2024

A sea of ‘ones’

This essay first appeared on The Daily BS on February 3, 2024. It happened some years ago. I was working full time, raising children, and writing a weekly newspaper column.

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Feb 09, 2024

Who we are

This essay first appeared on The Daily BS on January 27, 2024. This week in presidential politics, Congressman Dean Phillips, candidate from New Hampshire, made a remarkable discovery. After attending

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Jan 27, 2024

“You’ve got one more hill left in you”

This essay first appeared on The Daily BS on January 20, 2024. It came, as many lessons have, on a cross-country course. In the blazing sun, beneath a summer sky,

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Jan 26, 2024

Nothing to worry about

According to a recent Epoch Times article, Pennsylvanians have a lot on their minds. When asked what hopes and fears they have for the future of the country, the answers

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Jan 26, 2024

A tale of two trees

Christmas 2023 is in the books. Airport drop-offs are done, the leftovers in the fridge are shrinking, and we are praying on bended knee that our waistlines and bumpers will

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Jan 26, 2024

From homeless to home, the true hope of Christmas

Like a teaspoon of honey in a cup of hot tea, the year has melted away. One more time, the tree’s been placed, the lights have gone up, and holiday

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Jan 26, 2024

We all fall down

On a gorgeous fall day, they gathered. Stretching long, long across a grassy field, a line of nervous high-school boys waited for the sound of the gun. Among them, clad

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Jan 05, 2024

A call to courage

When our founding fathers established this nation, their hallmarks were courage, faith in God, and an unquenchable love for freedom. It was this love that drove them, it was their

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Aug 30, 2023

Running each other home

On a warm August night, we’re gathered in a beloved place–at the edge of a course to see them run. The starting gun fires, smoke drifting across the open field,

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Jul 29, 2023

To get to the heart of the matter, a new heart’s the cure

Recently, my family and I went to see The Sound of Freedom, a heart-wrenching movie about the realities of child trafficking. There is no doubt that this is happening worldwide

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