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One Family

"So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God..." (Eph 2:19 ESV) When I was a boy our extended, immigrant family would sometimes gather together at my Great Aunt's tiny house over the...

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Leaving the Past Behind

"That's him," my friend said. "It has to be him." The soft evening breeze at SeaWorld made the concert delightful. The band's catchy and familiar beat never got old, but the members of the 70's band sure did. "After all these years," she said, "who knew he'd be still...

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Guard Your Eyes and Ears

"When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it." (Genesis 3:6a NIV) What we see and what we hear has a powerful influence on our thoughts and actions, and has...

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Godly Lives

Why do people become followers of Christ? It is an interesting question. I'm sure that there are as many answers as there are Christians to ask; but I suspect that a predominant answer would have something to do with Salvation. We accept Jesus as our Saviour because...

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Playing Church

"When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me." (1 Corinthians 13:11 NIV) When I was five and my brother was four, we'd play church. We dressed up just like the grownups....

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6 Ways to Deal With Failure

"I actually cut my bangs myself," my dear friend wrote. I was impressed. "...made a huge mistake," she continued, "by cutting 3/4 of an inch instead of 1/4 of an inch." Yikes, that's sounded like me. "I couldn't believe I did that!" she said, "But I've had more...

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The Flowerbed

We turned a long patch of grass into a flower bed today. We knew the grass would have to be removed in order to have a weed-free bed, and after significant research, we decided on a procedure for removing the grass problem that seemed the easiest and most economical...

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Lawn Mowing? Or Lawn Care?

I have a love/hate relationship with my lawn mower. I love the way the grass looks once it is cut. The hate part? Pushing it requires work. It takes energy, it takes time... Besides, there will always be areas where the machine can't get -- like around the bases of...

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Finding God’s Direction for my Life

After I delivered a message on courage to few hundred women, I stood on stage, wireless mic in hand, and with a smile of delight I answered questions from the audience. Here's one of them: What is the most daring thing you did after you lost your sight? Hmmm...should...

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Comfort in the MIDST of Trials: A Testimony

I would like to share a story with you, a true story about my daughter and me. I do not share this story to put myself or my daughter in the limelight, but rather, it is all about God who loves us enough that He sent His Son to die for our sins. It is all about Jesus...

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Water-Skiing

As a kid, water-skiing was my favorite sport. There was something in the thrill of gliding over the water, jumping over the wake, taking the gentle waves in my knees... Just the thought makes me want to go out water-skiing... One memory that has never left me is the...

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Because of Jesus Christ’s Work…

"It is God who justifies. Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died--more than that, who was raised to life--is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us." (Romans 8:33b-34 NIV) When you go to the same grocery store every week, you...

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