The Hidden Miracle

Talking Trash

A funny thing happened on the way to rolling out the garbage can last week. Someone must've gotten sidetracked because it never actually happened. Only it really wasn't that funny a thing. The reason it's not funny when we miss a week of trash pick-up is

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Boas on the Loose… Watch Out! They Could Be Anywhere! The Slimy, Slithering, Beady-Eyed, Forked-Tongued Serpent, Part 3

Living with a son who is obsessed by snakes is an adventure by itself, especially when one day two boa constrictors, who had previously been confined to the son's room, decided to seek their long-lost freedom!In the past two devotionals, I introduced a very special...

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Snake on the Run… And Boy, Can It Run! The Slimy, Slithering, Beady-Eyed, Forked-Tongued Serpent, Part 5 — Make the Devil Run!

The snake lay, quietly rolled up in a ball, in the middle of this little-used road in Southern Arizona. It was early, and the morning sun was just starting to ward off the coolness of the night. While waiting for the heat to do its job on its cold-blooded body, the...

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The Creepy, Crawly Snake: The Slimy, Slithering, Beady-Eyed, Forked-Tongued Serpent, Part 6

Imagine entering a library only to find, much to your utter dismay, a humongous snake, one that must be over 150 feet long! Yikes!!!!That's what happened to the poor parent volunteer assigned to the library at one of the schools I taught at. I was in the library...

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A Scottish Spiderman

How a wee spider saved one of Scotland's greatest heroes.Next to William Wallace of ‘Braveheart’ fame, Robert the Bruce is one of Scotland’s greatest heroes. He led the Scottish forces to victory over the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314. It was a victory...

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Trapped in the Wilderness

We were in the middle of a vast wilderness in a helicopter and trying to reach three people on the radio. We didn't expect to get an answer. The call was part of a safety routine. The three-some were to be picked up earlier by another helicopter. They had been doing...

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