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Off Course

On October 31, 1983, Korean Airlines flight 007 departed from Anchorage, Alaska for a direct flight to Seoul. Due to an unknown 1 ½ degree error in the navigational system computer, the giant 747 jet strayed off course, eventually flying … Continue reading

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They Grow Better Together

As we planned the landscaping for our new home, a friend gave us some cannas to plant. These tall colorful flowers did well in the soil around our house, and we enjoyed their beauty all summer and fall. Cannas are … Continue reading

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What Love Means

One of the more memorable lines from Erich Segal’s Love Story is, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” That has a sentimental sound to it, but it certainly is not true. Love means that you have the ability … Continue reading

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Treasure Found

Mary Grams, of Alberta, Canada, feared that her ring was gone forever when she lost it 13 years ago. Grams, now 84, lost her engagement ring while she was pulling weeds at her family farm in 2004. One can only … Continue reading

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The Best Cure

After giving a lecture on mental health, psychiatrist Karl Menninger fielded questions from the audience. “What advice would you give a person who felt a nervous breakdown coming on?” someone asked. Dr. Menninger replied, “Lock up your house, go across … Continue reading

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Tribute to the King

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Few people have ever been as talented as Presley, nor have many experienced the popularity that he attained. He had an influence on music that is unrivaled. Elvis was … Continue reading

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No Need for Change!

A little boy was overheard praying, “Lord, don’t change me too much. I’m pretty happy the way I am!” Few adults would ever utter such a prayer, but many betray a similar attitude with their actions. They seem to be … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

We have all heard stories about the power of prayer. I just heard one that offered a different perspective on the subject. One of my friends was talking about his jail ministry. He has had the opportunity to talk with … Continue reading

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Stockholm Syndrome

The Stockholm Syndrome is a reaction that people sometimes have in a frightening situation such as being held hostage or experiencing abuse. It involves a paradoxical emotional bond that develops between the victims and the one holding them hostage or … Continue reading

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Who Is Serving Whom?

I recently read a parody about a man who made a very important decision about Jesus. This fellow chose to accept Jesus as his personal…butler! This witty commentary shows the attitude that many people have towards Jesus. They claim that … Continue reading

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