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Nothing but the Best

My wife and I once spent a couple of nights at a motel that provided a complimentary breakfast. I remember that the lady who was in charge of the breakfast buffet was quite picky about the food that was served. … Continue reading

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Never Give Up!

On August 24, 1919, Cleveland Indians pitcher Ray Caldwell was pitching against the Philadelphia Athletics. His team was ahead by a score of 2-1 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. Just one more out to go … Continue reading

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Choosing to Be Happy

In 1997, Missy Jenkins was a 15-year-old student at Heath High School in Paducah, Kentucky. On December 1 of that year, Missy was part of a group of students that had gathered in the lobby of the school building to … Continue reading

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Hatred of Evil

In May of 1994, the Associated Press carried a story about one person’s unusual war on sin. At the public library in Coquille, Oregon, library workers discovered at least a dozen books in which entire pages had been blanked out … Continue reading

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Deciding Not to Hate

When he was nineteen years old, Dickie Marcum got a large tattoo of a swastika that covered part of his chest. As he recalls, “I had a lot of hate in my heart.” Dickie matured into a different person over … Continue reading

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From Obscurity to Greatness

Tom Brady is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time. The numbers he has put up for passing yardage, touchdowns and Super Bowl victories make it just a matter of time before Brady is voted into … Continue reading

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Sanity Walk

While we are sheltering at home in order to combat the coronavirus, we want to make sure we are doing everything possible to remain healthy. One of the things we are urged to do during this global pandemic is to … Continue reading

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Prompted to Be Thankful

In a recent cartoon of “The Family Circus”, Dolly was teaching her little brother the importance of being thankful. She said, “When somebody gives you something…you wait for them to say ‘And what do you say?’ Then you say, ‘Thank … Continue reading

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The Servant’s Failure

Dr. Joe Ellis wrote the following short essay about the lazy servant of Matthew 25: “He was not a scoundrel or a thief. He didn’t steal the money. He didn’t misappropriate it. He didn’t waste it. He didn’t risk it. … Continue reading

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The Holiness T-Shirt

Recently I was sitting in my car in the parking lot of Walmart when I noticed a lady wearing a bright yellow T-shirt with a red stop sign on the front. The shirt said, “Please stay back 6 feet”, a … Continue reading

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