Category Archives: Christianity

My Dad, My Favorite Guest Star

It was always a blast to have my Dad as a guest star on Cross-Talk. My Dad, My Favorite Guest Star By Richard Mabey Jr. The sun has set on Memorial Day. I missed my Dad, so very much, all … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

My beloved mother has always been a dear, sweet mom to me. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom By Richard Mabey Jr. Happy Mother’s Day to my dear, sweet, wonderful Mother. My dear mom played a monumental role in my own personal … Continue reading

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Help Us Help Us, Help the Helpless

Yes, this could be you. Help Us Help Us, Help the Helpless By Richard Mabey Jr. I’ve grown tired and weary of hearing the baloney that poor people are lazy, that they are just looking for a free ride. I’m … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Merle Haggard

One of my favorite photos of Merle Haggard. My Tribute to Merle Haggard By Richard Mabey Jr. I really don’t know where to begin. Merle Haggard is my hero. I write “is my hero” because even though dear old Merle … Continue reading

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My Father’s Undying Belief in Hope for Young People

A photo of my dad (right hand side) and his beloved Minister, Reverend Fred Herwaldt. Both of these fine gentlemen are now residing in Heaven with the good Lord. Both worked untiring and with earnest dedication in leading boys to … Continue reading

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Facing A Mountain Of Fear With Faith and Courage

It was in January of 1971 that I was honored to serve as the Captain of the Senior Klondike Team of Boy Scout Troop 170. Please note that this photo captured a portion of the tall, towering mountains of the … Continue reading

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Faith

Faith By Richard Mabey Jr. In early September of 1965, I turned 12 and started seventh grade. About two weeks after school started, I found myself in the old Barnett Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey with a serious case of … Continue reading

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