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February 2, 2018

The Great Commission

My wife and I sit in our sunroom every morning and watch the birds feed at our strategically placed birdfeeders. One day I noticed a blackbird that had the brightest red...

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February 1, 2018

Not Forgotten

A few years ago, as my mother started to suffer from dementia, I lived with her and served as her caregiver. Even though she was forgetting many things, she retained old...

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January 31, 2018

Eager to Serve

My friend Sheila was asked to help at a church function. So one wet and windy evening she made a considerable effort to be at the church. When she arrived she...

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January 30, 2018

Allegiance to Christ

When visiting a church in O’Fallon, Missouri, I was surprised to see miniature flags representing nations from all over the world displayed around the worship space. The colorful flags from countries...

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January 29, 2018

Our Refuge and Strength

Where I live, the water department sometimes randomly cuts off the water supply. One day, I decided to store extra water before it was cut off again. I turned on the...

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January 28, 2018

Stiff-Necked People

"Stiff-necked." I smile at this description of the disobedient, stubborn Israelites because thanks to a pet calf, I know exactly what "stiff-necked" means. When I was a young girl growing up...

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January 27, 2018


One day, I discovered a splinter in each of my thumbs. At first it did not bother me. After all — five minutes with a needle, a little disinfectant, and the...

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January 26, 2018

Smooth Sailing

Within hours of sailing, every cruise ship requires all travelers to report on deck for a muster drill. The crew instructs passengers about the location of the lifeboats, which ones to...

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January 25, 2018

“I Will!”

We are a small church in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Daily we see God’s handiwork in glorious hillsides and beautiful lakes and streams. This beauty is...

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January 24, 2018

Heal Me — Now!

The emotional pain I felt after my husband and I separated seemed unbearable. We had been married only two-and-a-half years but had been friends for more than half our lives. I...

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Good News

"The good news of the Resurrection really does shake the foundations of our lives and gives us a new way of seeing everything." Read more . . .