What Are You Living For

How Much Do You Yearn?

Christopher Morley has said, “There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.” And yearning can make up for a great lack in the other two.In Daniel Steele’s book, I Am, I Can (Fleming H. Revell Co.), the author tells a heart-warming story...

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Spotlight on Passion and Authority

I once met a young woman who was passionate about insects -- and that made her a true authority on them. Her life's goal, even as a child, was to study and know insects. She read literature on insects, researched them, and studied their every move. She still does. Her...

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Wanting That Woman

In the year leading up to my marriage to my wife we chose to spend our time apart and establish our careers. This meant living a thousand kilometers apart, meaning plenty of phone calls, plane flights and all-night drives to see the one I loved.I can particularly...

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No to Worldly Passions

"It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age" - Titus 2:12Patrice Moore was a collector. He kept everything. Moore lived a reclusive life in a 10-by-10 foot room where he...

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The Work of Your Heart

For several years I have saved a touching piece written by Beth Nelson, a teacher. She reminds us of the satisfaction gained by doing the "work of our hearts."Let me give children the healing knowledge That there is a better way, a more beautiful way To live each day...

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