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Searching for Meaning in a Meaningless World

I sought the world and all its glories, A life of pleasures and no worries. I did not withhold a single treasure, I took anything I wanted, every pleasure. I was writing my success story, For I lived for fortune and glory. Oh the food and drink, and women galore, ...

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God Takes Our Prayers Seriously

Let us make no mistake about it. God takes our prayers to heart and He takes them very seriously. He has made His throne of grace and His presence available to us through prayer. He tells us in Jeremiah 33:3 ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell ...

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Satisfied to be Obscure?

He emigrated with his family from the country of Germany. The boat they sailed across the Atlantic was described as a sail boat, which no doubt made for a perilous voyage even for an adventurous young boy. His father believed in education, and saw to it that his growing family ...

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Immorality, Greed and Teddy Bears

If I wanted to destroy a nation, I would give it too much and I would have it on its knees, miserable, greedy and sick.    JOHN STEINBECK, letter to Adlai Stevenson, Nov. 5, 1959 It’s hard to believe that a child’s stuffed toy can point one towards simplicity and ...

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Fear: A Treasure?

False Evidence Appearing Real Often, this is what fear is:  something vague, somewhere in the distance, something deceptive that seems so real to our emotions.   We fear the very thought of so many dreadful things that could happen, though most will never materialize. The thought “what if” often brings with ...

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