Stand Out of Your Light


The Palm Tree

Psalm 92:12-14 – But the godly shall flourish like palm trees and grow tall as the cedars of Lebanon. For they are transplanted into the Lord's own garden and are under his personal care. Even in old age they will still produce fruit and be vital and green. (TLB)For...

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Over the years I have said many prayers to God, and I haven’t always gotten the answers I wanted. When I was a little boy I prayed for my lost dog, Duke to come back home but he never did. When I was in high school I prayed that I would become a big football star, but...

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Something Better

I can still remember the first moment I saw my first born son. He looked so perfect even with his red face and wrinkled skin. All I could do was sigh with delight.We named him Joseph John or JJ after me. JJ had a very normal infancy but when he hadn’t started talking...

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Sing a Song

"Let my tongue sing about your word, for all your commands are right." Psalm 119:172 NLTFor as long as I can remember she has sung. I'm not sure when my mother actually began singing gospel songs. I suppose it was as a young girl when she gathered with her family on...

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Rejection Hurts

They were told not to move, but what if moving would quell another's loneliness and feelings of rejection?Lunch room rules state a student must remain in the same seat. No getting up or changing places. New students often feel uncomfortable regardless of where they...

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The Real Gift

I was watching some reunion videos the other day. Those are the ones where the serviceman or servicewoman returns home after many months to surprise their families. One in particular widened my smile and moistened my eyes at the same time.In it a five year old little...

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