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December 16, 2022

A Simple Note

Part of my job is introducing new computer software to travel agencies across the country. One software package was particularly complicated, and Emily, the training manager, was nervous about teaching it...

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December 15, 2022

Faith in Action

My friend and I sat under a tree during our lunch break. As we began to open our lunch boxes, we noticed a girl from our class sitting under another tree...

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December 14, 2022

The News Is Good

Every Christmas, my wife brings out a tattered recipe for Christmas pudding that she has made for almost four decades. She inherited the recipe, which my mother made for her family...

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December 13, 2022

God Knows What We Need

I attended a worship service in my church with a heavy heart. My dad was dying, and nothing more could be done for him medically. Tears streamed down my face, but...

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December 12, 2022

Come to Me

Tap, tap, tap! What is making that noise? I wondered. Upon investigation, I discovered a persistent little woodpecker tapping on a metal light pole where he would never find an insect...

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December 11, 2022

3rd Sunday of Advent

When I visited New York City during the holiday season, I stopped by the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. It was over 70 feet tall and looked spectacular with thousands of...

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December 10, 2022

The Visitor

Our home church recently decided to become a friendlier place for visitors. As a result, one of our members saw a man on his own whom she did not recognize, began...

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December 9, 2022

My Old Bird Feeder

I looked out into the backyard and smiled at the sight of the old bird feeder dangling from its hook. A handful of seeds remained from the winter, and the sound...

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December 8, 2022


For a year, my sister, Chinwe, and I had excitedly planned her son’s destination wedding. Three days before the wedding, I flew from Lagos to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, with decorations for...

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December 7, 2022

Divine Examples

My mother grew up in a large family whose meals came mostly from their own land and animals. They were not poor, but they had as many mouths to feed every...

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