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October 29, 2017

A Forest of Faith

In the 1940s, Floyd Smith ordered a small packet of bamboo shoots in the mail and planted them on his property in Prattville, Alabama. Today, his land is preserved as a...

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October 28, 2017

Beauty in Creation

My husband, Gary, and I visited Niagara Falls, Ontario, eager to see the famous waterfall. As we walked down the street, neon signs and bright banners advertised food and souvenirs. Loud...

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October 27, 2017

Surrounded by Prayer

Several sisters in our church have organized a women’s prayer ministry. After worship, when the rest of the church members go home, we gather in a small room for prayer. In...

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October 26, 2017

The Perfect Gift

In 2014, one of the world’s most popular music groups teamed up with one of the world’s largest computer companies to give a free copy of the band’s latest music to...

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October 25, 2017

Stones in Our path

Our land is called “Rock Hill Farm” because of its 
never-ending supply of large stones. These stones have proven to be a nuisance over the years, but they have also given...

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October 24, 2017

Clothed in the Spirit

My friend invited me to be one of four groomsmen in his wedding. After arriving in America, I was taken to a shop where all the groomsmen were fitted for our...

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October 23, 2017

A Moving Experience

Because of a job change, my husband and I uprooted our family. We moved from our beloved home in Missouri to Houston, Texas. We knew that we would miss not only...

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October 22, 2017

Eight Acres of Encouragement

Several years ago my church wrestled with the prospect of building a new facility. Our location on a corner lot downtown prohibited expansion, and parking was limited. Our congregation could not...

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October 21, 2017

A Song in the Night

As a child, I was often frightened at the setting of the sun. Whether we had electric power or not, when I looked through the window at the 
disappearing sun, the...

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October 20, 2017

Rattling Feed Buckets

My father worked most of his life at a racing-horse farm in upstate New York. An exercise rider and jack-of-all-trades, he had a special affinity with the horses he worked with...

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You are invited . . .

Join us on March 1 in observing the World Day of Prayer. Wherever your desire for prayer begins, we invite you to join with persons around the world for an intentional Day of Prayer on Friday, March 1, 2019.