Déjà Vu


One Giant Leap

In 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts read from the book of Genesis as they looked on earth from space: God said "'Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.' And it was so … And God saw that it was good." (Gen. 1:9 NIV)The following year,...

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Keep Singing

It was just before dawn when my beeping alarm clock woke me up. I stumbled drowsily out of bed and slowly pulled my clothes on. I was already thinking about my morning cup of coffee when I opened my bedroom door. There waiting on me was my son’s big, white...

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Each New Sunrise

"This is the day the LORD has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it." (Psalm 118:24 NLT)Early morning was his time--and the porch was his place.I didn't understand why my grandfather arose daily at five in the morning. After all, he was a full-time farmer, had no...

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A Special Beauty

I was 17 years old. Along with a dozen other boys I had made a long trip to Iowa in order to see a college that I was thinking of attending. While the trip had been fun for the most part, now that I was there I was feeling depressed, alone, and isolated. I was missing...

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A Little More Morning Music

I walked out on my porch this morning to the wonderful sight of the sun rising over the mountains. I smiled as its golden beams lit up the clear, blue sky. My light jacket was unbuttoned and the morning breeze felt warm and comforting. The trees were still bare of any...

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Our Nature Walk

Watching my Grandchildren was quite an experience for me. I realized how blessed I was to be doing that. When winter rolled its angry cold away, we were always so glad to go outside. On our outings, we would go for a nature walk…Our nature walk consisted of collecting...

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No Hurry

Revelation 10:6 And he swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created the heavens and all that is in them, the earth and all that is in it, and the sea and all that is in it, and the angel said, “There will be no more delay!”There’s an old story told about three...

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