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Need A Builder?

My grandfather built two houses and both still stand today. The gift of fine woodworking had been passed down to him by his German grandfather. Never hurried in his creation, he had the vision of the completed work always before him. The first house he built was a small two-story ...

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Who is Holding Your Hand?

Isaiah 41:13 FOR I THE LORD GOD WILL HOLD THY RIGHT, SAYING UNTO THEE, FEAR NOT; I WILL HELP THEE. In order for your children to feel safe when you go out you ask them to hold your hand. This is for safety reasons. In our every day struggles we ...

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Peace in Knowing the Author

Little Golden Books made their debut in 1942, their colorful pages full of characters who learned important lessons worth passing on to children everywhere. In the middle of the story books, the animals, or children, cars or tugboats withing the pages would find themselves going through twists and turns, making ...

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What God Won’t Erase

Getting new school supplies is a ritual most children look forward to as the lazy days of summer wind down and the August calendar brings a new year of study and schedules. Pencils finely sharpened, new boxes of brilliant-colored crayons, bottles of school glue, and those large pink Pearl Erasers ...

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The Sweetest Fragrance

Our senses are a gift from God. Through sight, smell, taste, touch, and sound we experience life. Through our sense of smell, we remember. Rich tulips remind me of springtime when I was a little girl, the days warming in invitation to come out and play. The heavy scent of ...

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Trust the Potter

Remember opening a new can of Play-Doh?  The first thing most of us remember about the childhood delight is its smell. It was a can of colorful fun, a rite of passage for our little hands–and noses!   The soft, unusually-scented, brightly colored doughs were fun to form into shapes using ...

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