Category Archives: Christian Living

Benefits of Aging

Some people complain about growing older, but if you think about it there are some benefits of aging. For one thing, you are not as likely to be kidnapped. And if you do happen to find yourself in a hostage … Continue reading

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Things I Have Learned

I feel that I am learning some things as I grow older. For example, I know that I need to take better care of myself. My goal is to lose 10 pounds this year. I only have 14 to go. … Continue reading

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Feeling the Pressure

One of the biggest sports news stories in some time is that Simone Biles withdrew from the gymnastic team competition in the Tokyo Olympics. This decision came just as the USA team was to compete for the gold medal. This … Continue reading

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How to Live a Powerful Life

An energetic and somewhat ornery little boy once tried to get his mother to give him some money in exchange for his good behavior. His mother answered, “Why can’t you be like your father and be good for nothing?” Nobody … Continue reading

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Instant Heroes

A tour group once visited a picturesque village. As they walked by an old man sitting by a fence, one of the tourists asked in a very patronizing way, “Were any great men born in this village?” The old man … Continue reading

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Facing Our Giants

1 Samuel 17 records the famous encounter that David had with Goliath. The battle lines were drawn between the Philistine and Israelite armies. Goliath, a well-armed and experienced soldier who was nearly ten feet tall, was the Philistine champion. He … Continue reading

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In This Together

I do not know the backstory of either person pictured above, but you don’t have to know all the details to be impressed by what we see here. Two individuals who have something in common have found each other. Their … Continue reading

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The Last Song

Winston Churchill had planned his funeral, which took place in Saint Paul’s Cathedral. His instructions called for a bugler to be positioned high in the dome of Saint Paul’s. After the benediction, this bugler played “Taps”, the universal signal that … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate!

Jean Fleming wrote the following in Discipleship Journal: “Recently something rapturous happened a few spaces down the church pew from me. The pastor announced that a young boy in our congregation named Crockett had given his heart to Christ that … Continue reading

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Working Together

CBS radio newsman Charles Osgood told the story of two ladies who lived in a convalescent center. Each had suffered an incapacitating stroke. Margaret’s stroke left her left side restricted, while Ruth’s stroke damaged her right side. Both of these … Continue reading

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