Be the Light

Sweet Love

It was 11 A.M. on a Saturday morning and I was parked outside a local animal shelter waiting for it to open.  It had been several months since my beloved Beagle Snoopy had passed away and I finally felt ready to bring a new dog into my home.  On Friday afternoon my...

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The Face of Jesus

Sisters Tatyana, Anna, and their mother Anna are Ukrainian immigrants who, along with their families, have lived in my neighbourhood for the past 20 years. These families attend a local American church, and the ladies say that their American friends love the Ukrainian...

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Entitlement: The Weakest Link

One of our main objectives as parents is to prepare our children to be successful adults. We're delighted when our children remember their "please" and "thank you" and learn how to be good team players. But, if our teenagers don't show any signs of sincere gratitude,...

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Coffee Cup or Tea Cup?

"Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work." (2 Tim. 2:21 ESV) "But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay and you...

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YOU Complete the Statue!

In 2007 The Denver Post reported a story about a 22-foot statue of Jesus. During a storm, lighting struck and cut off Jesus' hands and feet!The nuns who took care of it were asked if or when they could replace the hands and feet. They weren't really sure since they...

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