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Today I am Sad…But Not Without Hope

I am very sad. I know it will not always be so, but today, I am very sad. My mother died one month ago. I miss her. She lived with us the last 20 years of her life. I was … Continue reading

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A Thankful Heart of a Heart of Praise by Donna Clark Goodrich

A Thankful Heart—or a Heart of Praise “…always giving thanks to God the Father for everything” (Ephesians 5:20 niv). “Develop an attitude of praise,” our pastor told us in his Sunday message. “It will change your life.” I decided to … Continue reading

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The Day I Became a Friend of the King of Tonga…Judy Robertson

The Day I Became a Friend of the King of Tonga Bats! Skinned bats’ wings poked out of hand-woven grass baskets. Their tiny fox-like heads and beady eyes stared at me although they were dead and prepared for cooking. Bats … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Small Stuff…by Linda Carlblom

At my house, we love to celebrate. We celebrate the usual stuff that most families do, like holidays and birthdays. But we also have been known to celebrate small victories like making it through a tough week (or sometimes even … Continue reading

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