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Go the Extra Mile

"But I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. If anyone wants to sue you and take away your tunic, let him have your cloak also. And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two." (Matthew...

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Full of Hot Air

For many years, I played a brass instrument. Originally, I played small instruments like the cornet and horns, but over the years, I "graduated" to playing the largest, called a bass or tuba.Occasionally, I would hear comments that I could do so because I was full of...

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You Never Know

"Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing  some have unwittingly entertained angels." (Hebrews 13:2 KJV)"Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment." (John 7:24 ESV) I read something yesterday that got me to thinking. It was...

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Going the Extra Mile

It was time to replace my old, clunky, hard-to-open storm door. After the somewhat painful process of researching, selecting, and ordering a new door, installation day finally arrived! The installer was scheduled to arrive in the early afternoon, so a couple of hours...

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Acts of Kindness

"Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you." (Ephesians 4:32a NIV)When my husband John was still here, we used to go on short-term mission trips. These trips were four to six weeks long. We were very aware that...

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A Bag of Groceries

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. (Matthew 5:16 NIV)“Five carts deep again,” I groaned. I was back at the grocery store again trying to pick up another week’s worth of groceries...

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Wilm Hosenfeld

No matter how cold and dark and awful the Holocaust was, and no matter how much it continues to darken the pages of history, it is amazing to learn that on an individual level, there were, indeed, acts of courage and kindness...Even though Wilmhelm Adalbert Hosenfeld...

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