Work and Love

My daughter was having trouble recently deciding on what to major in at college, so she asked my advice. I told her the one thing I wish that I had been told at her age: "Find a career that you love and you will never work a day." She caught me off guard, though, when...

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Ascending to Heaven

The story is told of a preacher in a small European village. He was greatly loved by the people, and they believed he had an especially close relationship with God. He disappeared every Friday and could not be found for several hours. The villagers boasted that during...

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Hot Cross Buns

It's tennis season for my high school girls and I've been doing a lot of sitting. I think my rear end is kind of PLAID from sitting on that nylon-latticed lawn chair. A lot of sitting. And it's been hot. I think we're talking "hot cross buns."Isn't it amazing how...

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“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God- not by works, so that no one can boast.”(Eph 2:8,9)They were everywhere. Even the best of the roads, the Trans Canada Highway that runs from Port aux Basques to...

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Improving Mona Lisa

Could you improve on a masterpiece? Imagine that you are walking through the Louvre museum in Paris. As you approach the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, would you think about taking a palette and brushes and touching up the painting? Maybe put some more color in her...

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