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March 23, 2024

Our Source of Power

It is six o’clock on a cold winter morning, and I am in darkness. The power will be off for more than two hours, as our national power grid is no...

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March 22, 2024

Opportunities to Serve

After enjoying the first few months of retirement, I found that days of fun and relaxation do not always bring the peace and contentment I thought they would. Some days I...

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March 21, 2024

The Power of Prayer

There was a period of three years in my life when I faced the loss of my mother-in-law to cancer, the death of a dear aunt, and the reality that I...

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March 20, 2024

Guiding Light

Traveling on a ship at night gave me a new appreciation for the power of light. The lights on the ship shone brightly, but the open sea was dark and scary....

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March 19, 2024

Precious Opportunity

Recently my husband and I took a trip by train through Montana and Idaho, then rented a car and drove down to northern California to visit my sister at her new...

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March 18, 2024

Our Rock

I live on an island with many beautiful beaches. When I feel the gentle rush of the waves, I reflect on the grandeur of God’s divine creation. Starfish and snails of...

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March 17, 2024

The Power of Words

I only had one brother. He was six years older than I and joined the US Navy when I was 13. As we got older, we bonded over our common interest...

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March 16, 2024

God’s Shadow

In Scotland, UK, where I was brought up, we don’t have a lot of warm sunshine. I remember as a teenager sitting outdoors sunbathing, trying to get a tan. I’d sigh...

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March 15, 2024

Uncertain Times

My wife and I sat in a neurologist’s office to discuss the results of her MRI and the clinical insights of her documented falls, memory lapses, tremors, and other symptoms. My...

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March 14, 2024

Our True Refuge

One cloudy morning, my husband and I set out for our usual walk in our neighborhood. When we were far from home, it suddenly started to rain, and a strong wind...

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