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He will restore
Posted byon November 23rd, 2014 | 4 responses
The alarm clock rang promptly at 7 in the morning. Sophie woke up with a bad headache, but she thought nothing of it. She pushed away the covers and got out of bed. Suddenly, as a stroke devastated her brain, darkness... read more »
the days of a tree . . .
Posted byon October 23rd, 2014 | 2 responses
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the good life
Posted byon October 11th, 2014 | one response
On the occasion of billionaire Ted Turner’s 75th birthday last year, a CNN profile opened with these poignant words: “What will matter most about Ted Turner’s life story when they roll the final credits? That he... read more »
clinging to hope
Posted byon September 9th, 2014 | 2 responses
During the summer of 2011, Dave Mull spent nearly 4 hours adrift and alone in the rolling waves of Lake Michigan, clinging only to the handles of a Coleman cooler. The boat Dave had been fishing in had suddenly capsized and... read more »
don’t give up!
Posted byon September 5th, 2014 | no responses
Many odd and antiquated laws can be found around the world. In the UK, it’s an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing a British monarch upside-down, and in England specifically, it’s illegal to eat mince pies on... read more »
the rules of grief
Posted byon August 18th, 2014 | 2 responses
Two years ago, I held my father’s hand as he drew his last breath. Since then, as I’ve struggled to figure out what a world without Dad looks like, I’ve learned and relearned a few things about grieving. I’m learning... read more »
Posted byon August 13th, 2014 | 2 responses
After telling a Bible story, the teacher asked his Sunday school class, “What’s the name of the beggar?” Six-year-old Tommy confidently shouted, “Lazarus!” The teacher then asked another question: “What is the... read more »
cast your cares . . .
Posted byon July 8th, 2014 | one response
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why didn’t He protect us?
Posted byon June 25th, 2014 | 11 responses
“Our lives began to fall apart when my daughter took her life,” the woman told me during a break in the conference we were both attending. “And then our second daughter spiraled into depression and started to... read more »
the one who sees
Posted byon June 18th, 2014 | 3 responses
I recently stumbled across an online thread titled “I Am So Freaking Tired of Being Hurt.” It’s part of a website that invites people to share difficult life experiences such as battling cancer or facing a marriage... read more »