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Believe in the Unseen

Virginia’s question was an honest one: “Is there a Santa Claus?” The editor of the New York Sun during that Christmas season in 1897 was tasked with answering the young girl so influenced by her doubting friends that she had been compelled to put the question to her local newspaper. ...

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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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How to Control Your Suffering

His sweet little spirit brought joy to his fellow travelers on the rutted roads of the Oregon Trail. The ticket west had appealed to his father and mother and they had hitched their wagon to the dream of a better life beyond the great Rocky Mountains. Early in the journey, ...

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Facing a Storm? He Knows the Way You Take

On Sunday, April 14, 1935, a massive dust storm struck the Great Plains.  Caught in its grip were  unsuspecting farmers caring for their livestock and faithful church-goers attending worship services. The “Black Blizzard’ suffocated jackrabbits and dropped whole flocks of birds from a pitch-black sky.  Residents spoke later of being ...

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God’s Word on Waiting

The young couple’s story began on a chilly Halloween night in 1930 while attending  a masquerade ball. The young man had left high school four years earlier to take a job with the local electric company, helping  his father make ends meet for a family with nine children. The young ...

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