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March 28, 2020

Beyond the Walls

While eating lunch at an airport, I noticed a young soldier a few tables away. I walked over to thank him for his service to our country. I asked where he...

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March 27, 2020

My Responsibility

Every day when I turn on the news, I see horrific stories of destructive wars, persecution, and mass shootings occurring around the world. Not only do these events anger me, but...

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March 26, 2020

God’s Ways

The printer for our devotional book notified us that we didn’t have enough funds for the 1,000 copies we had planned to print. Still sure the book would come out, I...

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March 25, 2020

The Cards Never Stopped

My friend has sent me greeting cards for the past 30 years. She doesn’t send just a birthday or a Christmas card, she sends a card for every holiday. She never...

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March 24, 2020

Without Words

My busy life came to a halt when my right hip began to hurt. By the time hip replacement surgery was scheduled, I was dependent on a walker. I’d never had...

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March 23, 2020

Priorities

It can be easy to prioritize many things over God: our families, jobs, studies, sports, or music. When I was a teenager, I gave importance to things like the cinema, games,...

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March 22, 2020

Sadness and Love

When Paulette, my wife of 50 years, died suddenly of a heart attack, I was not prepared for the devastation her loss would cause in my life. But I turned to...

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March 21, 2020

Fruitful

When I was a young girl, my grandmother kept a bowl full of plastic fruit on her coffee table. My sister and I would play a game by taking turns selecting...

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March 20, 2020

“I Lost Pop!”

“I lost Pop!” my two-and-a-half-year-old grandson would say when I would leave the house to go to work. For the first few years of his life, he and his mother, our...

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