A Blessing to Be

"And so, as I close this sermon, I want to remind you that God provides and in doing so makes your life a blessing to all who know you," the preacher said.Then one by one the small church emptied and the parishioners went on about their day.It was a bright, sunny...

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How Far Can you See?

On a recent trip to one of our state parks I overheard a young man and his grandfather as they were touring the park. I was there to find peace and quiet. They were there to find each other."How far do you think you can see?" The young man asked as he pointed to a...

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How Could I Possibly Forget?

I finally found it. It was in a file drawer at the doctor's office.I thought I lost my mind, but when I stopped by to pick up my MRI's of my back, the nurse asked me if I needed my brain."So, that's where it is!" I said. "I've been looking for it for years now."I'm...

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If I Could

I looked at you today and never felt so proud before. I listened to you dream out loud and wanted to make your dreams come true so you didn't have to wait. For there is nothing I wouldn't do for you, if I could.If I could, I would make sure you never lost at anything....

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I Had to Let You Go

I struggle with it all now. But, I had to let you go. You were staying here for me. I thought about a thousand things and all the reasons why I needed you to stay. But, suddenly one night, while praying for you, I realized that everything I asked for really had...

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It’s About…

Recently someone wrote to me about the condition of the world and talked about war and hatred.His words reflected a deep concern about where life was headed.He ended by asking "What is life about?"It was one of those deep philosophical questions of the ages. One I...

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In This Day

In this day I choose living not just for the sake of passing time.I choose to take advantage of the milliseconds between my breath and my sigh.In this day I will grasp hold of the moments I lost so many times before as words rolled off my tongue penetrating the ears...

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