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When Forgetting is a Good Thing

The old dairy barn looked out-of-place, nestled between a restaurant, a furniture store, and a museum in the center of the city. It had once been a vital part of a large farm that had been swallowed by progress decades before. Everyone knew its days were dwindling, its destruction sure.  Finally, ...

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The Lie of an Idol

“Such is the nature of the human soul, that it must have a God, an object of supreme affection.” (From Webster’s 1828 Dictionary) Many definitions found in Noah Webster’s 1828 Dictionary are based on his Christian faith. He defined the soul as the spiritual and immortal substance within the man, ...

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Honoring Our Parents Will be Rewarded

In the television drama The Waltons, grandparents Zeb and Esther lived with their son, daughter-in-law, and seven grandchildren as the family struggled in the grips of the Great Depression.  The family had little in the way of worldly goods, but they had a bond of love and support for one ...

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Jesus and Michael Kor

There it hung, perfectly positioned to catch my eye. As my daughter and I  walked through the store, it’s shiny perfectness was just beckoning me. I seriously debated;  calculated the pros and cons, tried to justify in my head a reason to spend so much money on something so trivial ...

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Do I Have to Do It God’s Way?

Most families have tried and true ways of accomplishing tasks that are handed down from one generation to the next. Whether remedy, time-saver, or safety measure, these ways of getting something done have been passed along because they work. It was the Gallaher Cigarette Company in England that packed convenient ...

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