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Time to Be Quiet

A young mother was trying to impress upon her small children the need for silence at certain times. She taught them over and over, “There are three times when you need to be especially quiet: at church, in the library … Continue reading

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Still Waters Run Deep

“It is possible to possess an unspoken thought.”—Anonymous An unspoken thought—what a novel idea! In an age where social media invites us to express ourselves freely, verbal restraint is a rare commodity. Yet the Bible consistently encourages us to be … Continue reading

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My Favorite Sound

Sharon Fleming says that when she was a teenager, their family took cross-country trips each summer. To keep the peace, they each took a turn choosing a cassette to play in the car tape player. No one was allowed to … Continue reading

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Silence Is Golden

We are continually bombarded by words. Whether they are spoken or written, we live in a constant flurry of communication. From television and movies to newspapers and magazines to social media, we are exposed to the various opinions of the … Continue reading

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Is Your Phone Silenced?

I remembered to silence my phone when I went to church last week. However, I forgot to activate the ringer after worship. It was still on vibrate on Monday afternoon, which was not a good thing since I was expecting … Continue reading

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