Is It Time Yet

The Last Look

It was November and I was in the final process of moving back to my home in North Carolina. Only a few months before my wife of twenty-one years had died in a tragic single vehicle accident. My three minor children ages 10 to 16 were with her on that fateful morning...

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The Advent of Grand Geyser

It was unbelievable, almost mystical, but it was a day made to be filled with the glory of Yellowstone National Park's erupting geysers!We arrived early in order to see the next scheduled eruption of Old Faithful. Imagine our elation when as soon as we sat down,...

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Correct Address

The queue was long but I finally arrived at the desk. The electoral officer turned the page of his book and looked up my name.He had thousands of names there, it was a book of life with all current addresses of everyone who lived in the area. If your name was not...

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All Will Awake

"Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt." - Daniel 12:2Gilbert Haven was a Methodist Episcopalian Bishop known as an able writer, a zealous reformer, an earnest preacher, and an...

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Our Advocate

He [Christ] is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world (1 John 2:2 NIV).When Mandy came to see me, she appeared to have her life all together. She was a Christian who was very active in her church. She had led...

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Before Jesus

"Before Jesus", Mother said, with serious ,somber eyes -"Before Jesus"...and I knew this was no time for lies."What happened at your friends house?"My eyes fell lower still.I felt inadequate to sayThe things we’d talked about that day -No gauges helped me - (just a...

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