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The Secret Letter

The Secret Letter

| November 18, 2013

Sally jumped up as soon as she saw the surgeon come out of the operating room. She said: “How is my little boy? Is he going to be all right? When can I see him?” The surgeon said, “I’m sorry. We did all we could, but your boy didn’t make it.” Sally said, “Why do […]

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She Yelled and Called Me Names

She Yelled and Called Me Names

| October 18, 2013

Pulling my car into the drive-thru line at Starbucks, I wondered why it was a dozen people deep. It wasn’t raining, yet it seemed everyone was driving through today. I was transporting three dogs to the groomer, and there was no way I could leave two wild Shih-tzus and one crazy Bichon alone while I […]

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Testimony of John Bevere – God Provides

Testimony of John Bevere – God Provides

| October 9, 2013

As I was growing up, I recognized the importance of a father and husband providing for his family. My dad modeled this beautifully,teaching us that a penny saved was a penny earned. The role of the husband and father in providing a secure, stable household was drilled into me as a boy. I wanted to […]

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To parents of small children: Let me be the one who says it out loud

To parents of small children: Let me be the one who says it out loud

| September 2, 2013

I am in a season of my life right now where I feel bone tired almost all of the time. Ragged, how-am-I-going-to-make-it-to-the-end-of-the-day, eyes burning exhausted.

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Purpose to Live

Purpose to Live

| August 30, 2013

Several years ago a newspaper in Biloxi, Mississippi ran an article about an attempted suicide. A young woman apparently thought her life held no meaning so she jumped off a bridge into the waters of the Mississippi River. A man nearby saw her jump, and without thinking, jumped in after her. It didn’t occur to […]

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The Secret to Successful Relationships

The Secret to Successful Relationships

| January 14, 2013

Do you want to have successful enriching relationships with others? The Bible tells you the 1 important tip for that.

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What Obedience Means

What Obedience Means

| August 30, 2012

A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the man he had work for him to do and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained that the man was to push against the rock […]

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Jesus Came to Dinner

Jesus Came to Dinner

| July 22, 2012

Ruth looked at the envelope again. There was no stamp, no postmark, only her name and address. She read the letter one more time… Dear Ruth, I’m going to be in your neighborhood Saturday afternoon and I’d like to stop by for a visit. Love Always, Jesus Her hands were shaking as she placed the […]

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My Friend

My Friend

| July 22, 2012

My friend, I stand in judgment now And feel that you’re to blame somehow While on this earth I walked with you day by day And never did you point the way You knew the Lord in truth and glory But never did you tell the story My knowledge then was very dim You could […]

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Difference between an Optimist and a Pessimist

Difference between an Optimist and a Pessimist

| July 22, 2012

In order to better understand people’s views of the world, a researcher once placed two children, one a pessimist and the other an optimist, alone in separate rooms. The pessimist was placed in a colorful room full of all kinds of imaginative toys…the optimist was put in a room filled with horse manure. The first […]

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