No Hurry

Revelation 10:6 And he swore by him who lives forever and ever, who created the heavens and all that is in them, the earth and all that is in it, and the sea and all that is in it, and the angel said, “There will be no more delay!”There’s an old story told about three...

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You Can’t Keep Time

My watch broke a few days ago. The band snapped without me noticing, causing it to fall to the floor while I was doing the laundry. As I stepped back to grab another armful of clothes I heard a nasty crunch underfoot. I picked up the watch face and saw a spider web of...

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A Minute of Your Time

I can't go anywhere this time of year without having to stand in line.I can't explain it, but this year I really don't mind. It's not like me, you know.God has given me many gifts, but patience is not one of them.Still, I seem to have found calm, peace, and...

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When It Matters

One day, years ago, when the concrete slab was finally poured for our new house, I e-mailed that good news to family and friends who had been agonizing with us over the slow start on the house. During the two months that had elapsed since we’d broken ground, they’d...

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Parking Philosophy

It was recommended that we be 2 hours early for our ferry from Juneau to Skagway, and just to be on the safe side, we arrived 2 and a half hours before our given departure time. Checking our tickets took 2 minutes, and then we learned that the ferry would be arriving...

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Close the Door

My back door neighbor works for a company that I know would hire me lickity-split because of my customer service/call center background, so I called and made an appointment for the typing test, which I knew I would pass.I then called Robert to tell him where I was...

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