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May 31, 2019

Wings of a Dove

At the institute where I teach, I gave a special assignment to the first-year students. I asked them to write a prose-poem on the topic, “If I were given two wings.”...

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May 30, 2019

Fledgling Christians

Over a period of time, I watched a pair of robins build a nest, hatch their eggs, and feed their young. What a busy pair! Once the babies arrived, the parents...

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May 29, 2019

Be Still

My friend went white-water rafting with a small group, and after going over a class IV rapid, she was tossed out of the raft and into a turbulent part of the...

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May 28, 2019

Opportunity from God

My grandma died when I was a senior in high school. Before Grandma died, she was unable to walk and often called my name to ask for help. At the time,...

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May 27, 2019

Loving Our Neighbors

While serving in Iraq in 2007, I awoke early one morning with an overwhelming feeling of dread. I prayed desperately that God would protect me and shield my family from the...

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May 26, 2019

Extravagant Love

For my birthday my sister had given me a very expensive gift. It was not unusual for her to show such generosity. Ever since she became a believer and servant of...

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May 25, 2019

Perfect Trust

My five-year-old daughter was eager to help me bake a fruitcake, fetching the flour and the sultanas from the pantry as I read out the ingredients in turn. “Eggs,” 
I said,...

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May 24, 2019

A Job We Can Do

I used to be afraid that I couldn’t do what God expected of me. I had read about the work of the saints since the time of Jesus and knew that...

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May 23, 2019

Refuge from the Storm

When Hurricane María hit Puerto Rico, my husband and I were terrified. We felt helpless when faced with the fury of the hurricane assaulting our lovely island. We spent those frightening...

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May 22, 2019

Keep Watch

As Jesus approached the moment of his betrayal, he was fully aware of the dreadful task ahead. He desired to draw near to God and took his closest disciples with him....

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