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Working the Problem

In the days before heat schedules, water bottles, and air conditioning in schools, concentrating on any subject was challenging. I remember how unbearable the late August heat could be. In my high school some of my classes were on the third floor of our building, built in 1916. Getting through ...

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When God’s Word Captures Your Heart

When I was nine years old our family took a day trip to visit the tiny village where Abraham Lincoln spent several years as a young adult and had his first taste of politics. I remember how hot the day was, and how the log cabins had an old smell. ...

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Dover’s Story

Many of us have childhood memories of dogs that touched our lives, loving companions who grew up with us, teaching us about life. We bring puppies home to our own children so that they can experience the same joy and companionship that we remember. Our dogs touch our lives in ...

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Wisdom Is Always Worth the Lesson

I was four years old in 1969 when Mom decided it was time for me to attend our local nursery school several mornings a week. In those days there was no pre-kindergarten, but nursery school served much the same purpose. I was apprehensive, like most of the little children meeting ...

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How to Have God’s Ear

Abigail Smith was lively, opinionated, and intuitive from her youth. She was just 15 when her future husband, John Adams, first laid eyes on her. He was drawn to Abigail’s qualities from the beginning. When they married in 1744, she had his ear in the decisions he would be faced ...

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