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April 18, 2018

Called by Name

The day’s news brought another image of refugees. I had seen many scenes of distraught people huddled together on their perilous sea journey or their long march to safety and new...

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April 17, 2018

Every Good Thing

Over the years, my neighborhood has become home to a rather large stray-cat population. Several of us within the community provide clean drinking water and fresh food for these cats daily...

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April 16, 2018

Through the Father’s Eyes

Nine years ago when I held my first-born child, Melina, for the first time, I knew I had what had been missing in my life. I knew that there in that...

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April 15, 2018

God’s Goodness

In 2013 my husband, Danny, suffered a heart attack that left him with a heart function capacity of only 30 percent, and he received a pacemaker. It felt like a miracle...

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April 14, 2018

Peace Sign

I started running for exercise at age 55. Since I live on a farm, I do most of my running on farm lanes or rural roads. I rarely see a car;...

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April 13, 2018

The Spirit’s Voice

The divisions at our church’s denominational conference mirrored the divisions in my own household. I saw good people on both sides of contentious issues. A few days after the conference, I...

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April 12, 2018

A Better Way

At times, when I look at my schedule for the weeks ahead, I wonder how I can possibly fit everything in. At other times I worry about how I will manage...

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April 11, 2018

Show Me the Way

Before I came to faith in Christ, I was hopeless and without joy. I knew I did things that were wrong, but I was unable to see how life could be...

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April 10, 2018

Simple Joys

Our two-year-old grandson, Gabriel, is a delight to all his family. My husband and I are in our seventies and our other two grandchildren are teenagers, so it has been a...

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Discovery Weekend Changed Me and Our Church.

"Discovery Weekend changed me. I now have a better and stronger relationship with God because of it. Also, it has changed our church because people from all grades got closer together." (Discovery Weekend is an Upper Room spiritual formation experience for middle schoolers).