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How to Find Satisfaction in an Unsatisfying World

The cake was perfectly iced and sprinkled with coconut. There it sat on our pantry shelf when the doorbell rang.  My mother headed to the door to see who was calling, leaving me alone in the kitchen while she talked briefly to the unexpected visitor. At age four, I could not resist ...

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Slipping Pearls: Finding Joy is Simple

  “After all,” Anne had said to Marilla once, “I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.”—L.M. Montgomery, Anne of ...

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Just Waiting For Tomorrow

Most of us are pretty tired of the way things are going in this world.  Times are hard for many, and it’s not looking like there will be any changes coming soon that will be to our liking. We are waiting for tomorrow, every single day.  It comes every morning, ...

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