Drugs Are Killing My Brother!

By John's 10-year-old brotherIt used to be a happy world before drugs came into it. Now kids wear cannabis leaves on their hats, cars and clothing.My brother John* learned to use alcohol and smokes at school, from his schoolmates and their parents. Those drugs made...

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Down but Not Out

I was watching some little kids play soccer. These kids were only five or six years old, but they were playing a real game -- a serious game -- two teams, complete with coaches, uniforms, and parents. I didn't know any of them, so I was able to enjoy the game without...

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Don’t Despair

Sitting by the window of her convent, Sister Barbara opened a letter from home one evening. Inside the letter was a $100 bill her parents had sent. Sister Barbara smiled at the gesture.As she read the letter by the window, she noticed a shabbily dressed stranger...

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Doing the Word

Chuck Swindoll says, in his book, Improving Your Serve:"To make the value of obedience just a practical as possible, let's play 'Let's Pretend.' Let's pretend that you work for me. In fact, you are my executive assistant in a company that is growing rapidly. I'm the...

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The Dying Dad

A nurse escorted a tired, anxious young man, to the bed side of an elderly man. "Your son is here" she whispered to the patient. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient's eyes opened. He was heavily sedated because of the pain of his heart attack...

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Follow Me

Luke chapter 10, verses 25-37 brings us the parable of the Good Samaritan. Here we have a story about a well-to-do legal eagle anxious to make an impression and display his knowledge of the scriptures. But Jesus threw back the challenge and asked him who was the...

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Once upon a time there was a little boy who was raised in a orphanage. The little boy had always wished that he could fly like a bird. It was very difficult for him to understand why he could not fly. There were birds at the zoo that were much bigger than he, and they...

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