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Why Worry?

"It is distrust of God to be troubled about what is to come; impatience against God to be troubled with what is present; and anger at God to be troubled for what is past."  (Simon Patrick 1625–1707)There is an organisation established by a professor of psychology to...

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Honesty

"Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, an honest man is the noblest work of God." (Robert Burns 1759–1796)Pope Pius the Ninth once received a letter very different from the many he received every day.  It was written on a plain sheet of paper; there were ink...

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Artistic Truths

“Old truths are always new to us if they come to us with the smell of heaven upon them.”  (John Bunyan 1628–1688)If you are a grandparent or have young children, your freezer door will have its share of children’s art.  Each time there is a new artistic offering the...

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The Challenge

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy" (Martin Luther King, Jr).Robert Chesebrough believed in his product.  He's the fellow who invented Vaseline, a...

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The Holy Spirit

"Breathe on me, breath of God; fill me with life anew, that I may love what thou dost love, and do what thou wouldst do." (Edwin Hatch 1835–1889)There was a small boy who had recently come to know the Lord through his Sunday School teacher.  He asked his father; "How...

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Quarrel and Strife

"In quarrelling, the truth is always lost."  (Publilius Syrus - First Century B.C.)There is a legend from Greek mythology that the god Hercules was once walking along a narrow road when a strange-looking creature appeared threateningly in front of him. ...

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