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Be Kind! Let's keep our discussions clean, friendly, and respectful.  Comments that do not meet these criteria will be removed.A good rule of thumb is Philippians 4:8:

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.


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