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Reminder

I put it off for a while, but I finally made a life change that is a concession to my forgetfulness. I started putting my daily medication in a pill box that helps me remember if I have taken my … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder

Yesterday a lady from our dentist’s office called to remind my wife and me that we have appointments today. And this morning, an automated call from my doctor’s office reminded me that I am scheduled to see my family physician … Continue reading

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Centuries of Gratitude

Leroy Lawson The following words are credited to Leroy Lawson. The words are spoken, but they aren’t enough. Some other expression is needed, something more tangible. That’s where the meal comes in, and the congregating of loved ones, and the … Continue reading

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Watching for the Master

I was in the church building one weekday afternoon when I heard a dog begin to bark outside. Curiosity got the best of me, so I stuck my head out the door to see what was going on. I saw … Continue reading

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Sweet Communion

One of the most memorable communion services I ever took part in occurred in a rural village in northern Thailand, while I was on a short-term mission trip with about 15 other people from the U.S. The language barrier was … Continue reading

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Improvised Communion

It was my grandmother’s job to prepare communion for the little country church where she worshiped. One Saturday night, she noticed that she didn’t have any grape juice. This was a problem, since she lived ten miles from the nearest … Continue reading

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How Forgetful We Are

My grandmother, Alice Cox, lived directly across the road from the little country church she attended. It was her job to prepare communion each Sunday. She would fill the cups with juice and the trays with bread at her house … Continue reading

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Don’t Drift Away

Arron Chambers recently spoke at “Summer in the Son”, a conference for teenagers at Kentucky Christian University. He mentioned a relative of his who had suffered from Alzheimers disease. It was sad to see her slowly slip away as she … Continue reading

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I Can Remember

I keep a few items in my office that remind me of certain individuals. When I look at my glass paperweight, I think of Carl, who collected these items. He gave me this one from his collection before he went … Continue reading

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Atonement

“My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for … Continue reading

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