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A Little Encouragement

Everyone appreciates receiving a little encouragement for their accomplishments. We are all somewhat like the little boy who said to his father, “Let’s play darts. I’ll throw and you say ‘Wonderful!’” Okay, maybe that is an example of someone who … Continue reading

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Not So Thankful

In some parts of Mexico hot springs and cold springs are found side by side. Because of the convenience of this natural phenomenon the women often bring their laundry and boil their clothes in the hot springs and then rinse … Continue reading

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Notable Donation

Paul Harvey told the story of a woman who called the Butterball hotline with a question about a frozen turkey. The bird had been in her freezer for over 20 years. She wondered if it would be safe to eat … Continue reading

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Between Thanksgiving and Christmas

This is an especially joyful time of year for most people. We have just spent time celebrating Thanksgiving, and now we look forward to commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. One way we celebrate this time … Continue reading

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In Praise of Thanksgiving

In A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, William Law writes: “Would you know who is the greatest saint in the world? It is not he who prays most or fasts most; it is not he who gives … Continue reading

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An Attitude of Gratitude

A woman had this simple but telling epitaph etched onto her husband’s tombstone—“He always appreciated.” One very important goal that we should have is to live our lives in appreciation for all that God has so graciously given us and … Continue reading

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Live to Be a Ripe Old Age

The day after Halloween a man saw a young boy eating a lot of candy. The man said, “You had better take it easy on that candy, young fellow! Too much of that will make you sick.” The boy looked … Continue reading

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The Little Things

A mighty tree stood high upon the mountain. For many decades it survived the hail, the heavy snows, the strong winds, the lightning and the ice storms. It not only survived, it prospered. Then finally it was felled by an … Continue reading

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Frozen by Fear

Two farmers were talking one hot July day. One of them asked the other, “How is your cotton doing this year?” “I didn’t plant any,” came the answer. “I was afraid of the boll weevil.” “Well, how is your corn?” … Continue reading

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C6 H0

October 29, 2021 will mark the 100th anniversary of what is considered one of the greatest upsets in the history of college football. On that date in 1921, Centre College defeated Harvard University by a score of 6-0. Harvard was … Continue reading

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