Unusual Runaway

This is the story of the day my Mama ran away from home. Sometimes teenagers run away but surely not mothers!On this day in the early 1930s there were five of us children, very noisily playing, and sometimes scrapping in selfishness over little things. Lost in doing...

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There was an unusual day in my childhood that I will never forget. It was the day my dad and an animal intruder confronted each other in my grandmother’s farm home. It was not just any animal but one, which no other animal in its right mind would tangle with. I have...

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I remember well the day back in 92 when I came into the New York airport, along with the other members of a tour group, from a trip to the Holy Land. There was the usual hassle of going through customs. When we left Israel they had done a thorough search of my...

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Batter Up?

I am a senior citizen who loves to play softball. I was never encouraged in sports as a boy, but at age 60 I began playing the game with senior citizens. Now at age 70 I am so thrilled that I can still get out and play with players of any age. I was really having fun....

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Discipline and Tears

The tears of a heartbroken child can turn the good intentions of a firm disciplinarian into one of frustration and intimidation. Even when discipline is in order, there will always be those who question or disapprove. It is especially difficult when you meet adults...

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Soar Like an Eagle

It was in the early nineteen seventies that some friends and I planned a trip to a distant city to attend a class reunion and enjoy a Bible conference. They had wanted to go by air but, because of my fear of flying, we all took the train.I had always had a very great...

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The Unpleasant Confrontation

James 1:5-6 "If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him." NIVThere was an unusual day in my childhood that I will never forget. It was the day my dad and an animal intruder confronted...

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