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The Opportunity

"But in your hearts revere Christ as LORD. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. " (1 Peter 3:15 NIV)Frank, was as usual, standing against the corral gate when I went out to feed and clean. ...

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The Issue

We were headed to Whitehorse, Yukon, with three dogs and two kids under five. An unexpected snowstorm was making driving very difficult.My daughter, needing to find a rest stop, pulled into one that we have used frequently. I didn't think that we should go in due to...

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The Jam

"So we say with confidence, 'The LORD is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?'" (Hebrews 13:6 NIV) One is three and a half, the other one is one and a half and they certainly know how to get themselves into a jam.  Every day I hear those...

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The Response

"Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says." (James 1:22 NIV 2011)My granddaughter was busy playing with a Play-Doh™ ice cream sundae machine, which she had received as a gift. I could tell that she was getting frustrated with one...

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The Fix

"But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that port. After paying the fare, he went aboard and sailed for Tarshish to flee from the Lord. Then the Lord sent a great wind on the sea, and such a...

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The Laundry Room Door

"O Lord, you have searched me and you know me.  You know, when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.  You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways.  Before a word is on my tongue you know it...

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The Roof Rake

In my opinion, whoever invented the roof rake deserves not only all the money that they have made through this invention, but a medal as well. The amount of snow that we have experienced this winter has been phenomenal. Keeping ahead of it has been back-breaking. But...

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