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September 16, 2021

Beyond Understanding

One morning I met up with my instructor at the scientific complex of our college, and we went to the room where our Transmission Electron Microscope is kept. In the dim...

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September 15, 2021

Hope and a Future

When my son was in kindergarten, I started a morning ritual of reading The Upper Room to him. Though we were often rushed in the mornings getting ready for school and...

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September 14, 2021

God’s Enduring Love

I love the beach. Whether the sun is shining or it’s cloudy and rainy, the smell of the salt water, the endless view, and the sound of breaking waves soothe my...

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September 13, 2021

Finishing Strong

When I was admitted to a university for a five-year course in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, my family was at a low point financially. My mother spent much of her...

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September 12, 2021

A Grandmother’s Legacy

Over 60 years ago, following a family tragedy, my brother and I moved in with our grandparents. I was eight years old, and it was a significant emotional adjustment. Reading The...

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September 11, 2021

Responding in Love

My older brother ran down the stairs with tears streaming from his eyes. A few seconds later I followed, trying to keep up with him on my little, three-year-old legs. When...

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September 10, 2021

Great Love

Around the time my firstborn celebrated her nineteenth birthday, I became pregnant with my second child. Complications during the pregnancy led to a Cesarean birth. My son remained in a neonatal...

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September 9, 2021

Why Not You?

When I was young I was shy, and my stutter made it worse. School was hard for me because I could not read a page out loud without pausing or stuttering....

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September 8, 2021

The Birdbath

When I was 54 years old, I moved back home with my mother and sister. During this time, I realized how much I loved birds. I was especially fond of robins....

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I’m learning about plants, and plants are teaching me about RESILIENCE—the ability to recover from difficulties.”


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