Don’t Worry, Be Happy


Purged by God

All I could remember was that it was black, greasy and stunk. But it would relieve soreness, clear up infections and draw out imbedded splinters. Now that my ingrown toenail was pestering me, I needed some.So I visited the local pharmacy in our small town, walked up...

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I WATCHED HER turn the handle on the old sifter as I had many times before.My wife is a young woman who cooks the old way. And yes, she still sifts flour. "Cake won't turn out right if you don't," she says. Some cooks have given up sifting since lumpy flour and extra...

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Secure in Christ

His name may be unfamiliar now, but in 1971 it was a household name among sports enthusiasts.Vinko Bogataj is famous in ski jumper history. In 1971, he took a head-over-heels tumble during a ski jump competition in Oberstdorf, Germany. Unfortunately, Wide World of...

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Stalked by God

I haven't been or known anyone who was. But I have seen it on television, heard about it on the news and watched it at the movies.Stalking is an age old practice of animals and humans. Predatory animals like bears, wolves and those from the large cat family stalk...

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Stinky Days

Carol King sang “I feel the earth move under my feet” in her 1971 hit “I Feel the Earth Move,” but I actually experienced it.Shortly after moving to an old home, my wife and I explored the overgrown backyard, contemplating how to restore its original beauty. A small...

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Supernatural Power

Acts 1:8 - But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.She wasn't crazy about getting up, breaking camp, donning a backpack or walking uphill, but...

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Surviving Tough Times

If success meant easy living, he was a failure. If happiness required a large bank account, popularity and trendsetting, he should be life's most miserable man.God called him to be a spokesperson, but when he talked nobody listened. Tough defined is telling people God...

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Martin Wiles