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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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The Star

Back during World War II a little boy and his father were out for a drive on Christmas Eve. As they drove by houses that were decorated for Christmas the boy noticed that many of the windows had a star. … Continue reading

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Hang In There!

A few days ago I noticed a small spider on our back porch. He was hanging from a single strand, about eye level, a couple of feet outside our back door. I kept an eye on the spider and noticed … Continue reading

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Willing to Sacrifice

The prayer offered up before the 2018 Army-Navy football game reminded us of a very important fact—that every player on the field was willing to die for every person watching the game. It was a very inspiring thought. This reminds … Continue reading

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Musical Variety

I recently found a local radio station that plays an interesting mix of music. You might hear an old, old country song that is followed by a fairly recent pop/rock song. For example, I heard a song by the Bay … Continue reading

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Don’t Shoot!

On a recent road trip my attention was drawn to a couple of horses in a field. They were wearing bright orange vests. It had been deer season, and apparently the owner of the horses was concerned enough about their … Continue reading

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Caught!

It is interesting to read stories of bumbling criminals who make obvious mistakes that lead to their capture, like those who mistakenly leave a piece of paper with their name and address at the scene of the crime. I recently … Continue reading

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Positions for Prayer

Three preachers were talking about prayer, especially the most effective position for prayer. As they were talking, a telephone repairman was working on the phone system in the background. One minister said that he felt the key to a prayerful … Continue reading

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Thankful Prayer

In Life with Father, Clarence Day writes, “Father expected a good deal from God. He didn’t actually accuse God of inefficiency, but when he prayed his tone was lucid and angry, like that of a dissatisfied guest in a carelessly … Continue reading

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Seasoned

I usually put cinnamon on my breakfast cereal. The spice gives it a little extra flavor, and cinnamon reportedly helps keep your blood sugar regulated. Recently I grabbed the wrong spice to put on my cereal. It turns out that … Continue reading

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