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When Suffering is Part of the Journey

In the 1880’s, four Irish brothers set out for America, along with their sister, Mary Anne. They were Henry, Adam, Robert, and my great-grandfather, James. They hailed from the Northern Irish coastline, having been born in Kilkeel in County Down. My great-grandfather’s passage information lists him as a watchmaker in ...

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Living a Life For God Daily

We are all on a journey to somewhere. There are many ways to go and many paths we can chose. Some of us discover along the way that we have been on a journey toward living for God. Maybe you have already made this discovery or  still exploring. God has ...

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Keep It Clean!

My grandmother could clean circles around me, even in her later years! Her floors always sparkled, she washed every glass and piece of silverware by hand, and I can still see her using her ringer-washer on laundry day when my sister and I would visit. Having a clean and orderly ...

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When We “Skirt Around” God’s Borders

Noah Webster spent 28 years completing his 1828 Merriam Webster Dictionary, which includes many definitions based on biblical standards.  He believed that an earthly education without God’s Word was useless. One of the many words in his original dictionary is the verb skirted–living on the border of something, near the extremity.  And ...

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Desired Things

What kind of thoughts does the word “desire” bring to your mind? Some think of riches while others covet the prestige of position–a name known to many. Some have longings for a family of their own, and others dream of a life of service. Sadly, some minds tend towards darker ...

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