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    Once a long time ago, a concert pianist entered the concert hall through a lighted marquee that bore his name. As he prepared for his rehearsal, an insignificant-looking man stepped up to him and said excitedly, “Tonight, we’re going to give a concert.”    “What did you say? No, I’m going to give […]

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    Is our country, the United States of America, still worth trying to save? Despite all the mistrust, godlessness, disrespect of individual liberties, and total disregard for authority during these days, I believe that our country is worth trying to save. It is not only worth saving, but the Christian, as citizen, has the […]

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    Summertime in the south is truly a happy and enjoyable time even if it is hot outside. Summer is the season of birds and flowers, and all the delightful colors and fragrances that go together in harmony. It’s a time of natural beauty. Its beauty appeals to us in the green foliage of […]

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    There’s a true story about an army combat unit who were holding the line in the trench of a heated battle. They came under very heavy fire. Pieces of shrapnel were whizzing past all the soldiers. Suddenly, one of them took a hit and fell right where he was standing. A soldier, who […]

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    A missionary in a foreign land entered a village for the first time and he noticed the children playing with some strange looking stones. After getting a closer look he discovered the kids were playing with some diamonds they found in a cave. Many of us who have trusted Jesus Christ as our […]

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    Courage is one of the few personal safety resources we carry with us in this world. Some people go mincing along having to cautiously look over their shoulder for clever people who try to take advantage of others. And yet, when tragedy happens, or something we didn’t ask for inevitably happens, some people […]

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    Many years ago, there was a man who had a farm on the outskirts of a very small community in the country. He took great pride in making his acreage as attractive as he possibly could. He would drive in search of some flower, tree, or shrub he didn’t have growing at his […]

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    I think the only life that can possibly have enough power to give fresh impulse to others with sustainability, is one that has a positive nature and is confidently assertive. It mustn’t only be good, but it must be vitally and positively good. It must be active and alive and have a conquering […]

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    There once was a man of amazing accomplishment and his name was Norman Meeker. He had a quick wit and was fleet of foot. Born in 1928 in Indiana, he graduated as Salutatorian of his high school. Upon graduation, he joined the U.S. Army in 1948 and served in the recon platoon of […]

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    A friend of mine contacted me and commenced to unload her penned up emotions and feelings about how she was treated at work. She was feeling defeated, dejected, and was spiraling into the darkness of pain and despair.    “It’s so unfair!” she said, “To have things said about me that are untrue […]