Dan Ponder, Author at The Post-Searchlight

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Points to Ponder: Hope

I am not sure when I understood the meaning of Advent.  The Baptist Church I grew up in did not celebrate Advent.  That was over ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 9:47 am

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Shave and a Haircut.  Two Bits

I climbed up on the board placed over the two arms of the barber chair.  The old gentleman pumped the chair to raise me up ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, November 17, 2022 9:24 am

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Beulah Land

Over my many years of playing the organ and piano in church, one of my favorite times was on Sunday evening at the Presbyterian Church ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, October 19, 2022 9:30 am

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Who taught you to pray?

Our most kind and gracious heavenly Father”. I remember those words as a young child in my home church. First Baptist Church of Cottonwood, Alabama. ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, August 17, 2022 9:20 am

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Room Temperature

The American comedian Steven Wright once said, “it does not make a difference what temperature a room is, it is always room temperature”. Given the ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 9:39 am

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It is not over until it is over

When your children grow up and have their own families, there are precious few occasions that you get to spend extended periods of time together. ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, July 20, 2022 1:58 pm

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What a way to go

My apologies for writing yet again about travel and spending time with my family. However, that is all we have been doing for a few ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:08 pm

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Old Traditions. New Beginnings.

The fourth of July holiday is always different in our family, yet almost always the same. For a little more than the past century, my ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 10:10 am

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This is My Country

These have been some trying days lately for our country. If you can even bear to watch the news, there is something to worry about ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 11:16 am

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You Can’t Scare Me

This past weekend, a longtime family friend posted on Facebook a picture of himself wearing a T-Shirt. “You can’t scare me. I have two daughters” ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 3:11 pm

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