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The Night Peace Found Me

My oldest son turned 24 recently. When it comes to the soul, however, time is irrelevant and memory can melt away the years in a second. When I looked at my grown son my mind took me back to one very special time only a few weeks after his birth. I had awakened in the...

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"Your own ears will hear him. Right behind you a voice will say, 'This is the way you should go,' whether to the right or to the left." Isaiah 30:21 NLT Getting shoppers sidetracked is a retailer's dream come true.After a long day of sweating in the hot, humid...

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Burdened By Our Choices

"Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and you will delight in the richest of fare." (Isaiah 55:2, NIV)"Look at that beautiful car. Your neighbors will be jealous of you.""It's a bit...

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Little Can Be Much

"It is better to be godly and have little than to be evil and rich." Psalm 37:16 NLT Both of my grandfathers were friendly and loved their family, but that's where their similarities ended.My maternal grandfather was a farmer who hired out most of the hard work to...

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Stamps for Trade

"Then he said, "Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own." Luke 12:15 NLT Who would have thought a book of stamps would buy what I wanted?As an added marketing technique to draw customers, Piggly Wiggly grocery stores offered...

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That Which Lasts Forever

An angry motorist went back to a garage where he had purchased an expensive battery for his car six months earlier. "Listen," the motorist grumbled to the owner of the garage, "when I bought that battery you said it would be the last battery my car would ever need. It...

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Too Much Stuff

I was driving to the grocery store on a warm morning in May. The trees which had looked like skeletons only two months before were covered in lush, robust, green leaves. Birds were flying to and from their nests to gather food to feed their newborn babies.Butterflies...

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