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Active Seniors

Broadway star Carol Channing died Tuesday at the age of 97. Channing was known for her memorable performances over the years in such productions as “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “Hello, Dolly!” She was still performing in her 80s, including her … Continue reading

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Valued Possession

In Reed, North Carolina you will find the Reed gold mine. It was first excavated in 1799 when Conrad Reed discovered a strange rock on the Reed farm. In 1802, a jeweler in Fayetteville offered Reed $3.50 for the rock. … Continue reading

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Parable of the Birds

There once was a flock of birds who forgot to fly south for the winter. Now it was late in December and it was getting awfully cold. God loved those birds and didn’t want them to freeze, so he sent … Continue reading

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He Stilled the Storm

It continually amazes me to see how often the Old Testament predicts the coming life and ministry of Jesus that unfolds in the New Testament. Psalm 107:28-30 says, “Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, and he … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

In her song Stoney End, Barbra Streisand sings, “I was raised on the good book Jesus till I read between the lines.” That’s when people get into trouble, when they start reading between the lines. The “good book” is God’s … Continue reading

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What’s the Weather Like?

I recently heard about a man who has a special rock that tells him what the weather is like. He keeps it right outside his kitchen window. If he looks out and sees that the rock is casting a shadow, … Continue reading

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Issue the Warning!

A 9-year-old Ohio boy was struck by a stray bullet while watching television around midnight on New Year’s Eve. The boy is said to be in serious condition after he was hit in the hand, shoulder and chest area. The … Continue reading

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Keeping It Together

Gayle Urban writes about the time she was browsing in a Christian bookstore and discovered a shelf of reduced-price items. Among the gifts was a little figurine of a man and woman, their heads lovingly tilted toward one another. “HAPPY … Continue reading

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Resolve to Exercise

With the coming of a new year, many people resolve to improve themselves in some area. A popular resolution is to get more exercise. I heard about a man who suddenly decided that if he started running he would live … Continue reading

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Reading that Book

Jana Jones writes that during the day she takes a few moments to unwind by reading the Bible. After seeing her do this for several years, her four-year-old daughter became concerned and asked, “Aren’t you ever going to get finished … Continue reading

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