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How We Are Valued

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Every man is entitled to be valued by his best moments.” We would all hope that such would be the case for us. We all have had our moments that have not exactly been our best! … Continue reading

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It Can Wait

I walked into a public restroom today and noticed a machine that dispenses condoms. The advertising slogan on the machine caught my eye— “When life just can’t wait.” Sadly, that’s the philosophy of many people in the world today. Those … 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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Looking for Someone Perfect

A preacher conducting a Bible study was trying to get across the point that no one is perfect. He asked the group if they knew, or had even heard of, someone who was perfect. One man insisted that he knew … Continue reading

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Whitewashing the Black Sheep

The children in a prominent family decided to give their father a book of the family’s history for a birthday present. They commissioned a professional biographer to do the work, carefully warning him about the family’s “black sheep” problem: Uncle … Continue reading

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Jesus Our Advocate

1 John begins with the apostle John affirming that he and the other apostles had indeed seen, heard and even touched Jesus when he walked the earth. This first-hand witness proclaimed what he had experienced so that others could have … Continue reading

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Can’t Fool That Umpire!

Whenever a baseball pitcher throws a pitch that is just a bit outside of the strike zone, the catcher will invariably move his mitt a few inches in order to try to make the pitch look as if it were … Continue reading

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Relatively Speaking

In the lead news story in today’s edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader, it was reported that Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that there were 237 new cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths from the virus yesterday. This was received as … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Caught!

A recent Family Circus cartoon had young Dolly sharing this piece of advice with her younger brothers—“Remember—no running in the house if an adult is watching.” That seems to be the mindset of many adults when it comes to our … Continue reading

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Destructive Power

A computer virus on the loose is a computer user’s worst nightmare. Once a computer is infected, the damage can be devastating. A virus can destroy everything in a computer’s memory. It may take some time for the destructive power … Continue reading

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