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Monday; October 23

I don’t often quote modern pundits (much less stars), but the other day a quote from Tom Hanks caught my eye.  When he was honored by the National Archives Foundation with the "Records of Achievement Award" CNN quoted Hanks as saying, "’People are upset about what's going on today. They're furious, they're frustrated, they're worked up,’ Hanks said. ‘If you're concerned about what's going on today, read history and figure out what to do because it's all right there.’".  As I reflected on Hanks’ comments it got me to thinking about the greatest reference of all times, the Bible.  I would imagine that most of us would agree that our nation and our society are facing struggles, but the Bible helps to put things in perspective.  In the years leading up to the time of Noah (and the flood) the Bible notes, “Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only…