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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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April 9, 2018

Peace in the Storm

God, please help me! My father had just passed away and I was careening on an emotional roller coaster. One minute I felt all right, and the next I was in...

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April 8, 2018


In 2014 our family migrated from Pakistan to Canada. As newcomers, we faced many challenges during the initial months. An early challenge was learning our way around our new city. One...

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April 7, 2018

Lean on Me

I grew up on a farm where hard work was the norm. Muscles cramped, and chores seemed endless. When we needed a break, we often leaned against the closest fence. It...

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April 6, 2018

God’s Word Helps Us

It has always been easy for me to get into debates with friends and family, and I find myself arguing more than I should. If I make others angry, I regret...

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April 5, 2018

Three-Legged Race

At the neighborhood picnic my younger brother and I tied a rope around my right ankle and his left ankle. Amid giggles we hobbled and swayed to the starting line. “On...

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April 4, 2018

How Much Longer?

I am a divorced woman with no children. You might think I have a lot of free time, but I have been taking care of my sister for 41 years. She...

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April 3, 2018

Not Growing Weary

I remember a time when my body, mind, and spirit were completely drained. My mother had recently passed away; our church was experiencing some serious leadership issues, and my son’s hereditary...

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April 2, 2018


All Jesus’ promises were forgotten as his disciples wept through the darkness of sorrow, doubt, and fear after the crucifixion of their friend and teacher. But at sunrise, on the first...

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