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Take Heart! God Will Wipe Away Every Tear

Early death in Victorian America was an experience few families escaped.  The grieving heart was often susceptible to the superstitions of the day. With most deaths occurring at home, mirrors were draped in dark cloth so that no one could see their reflection for a time and be taken along ...

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When God Picks Someone Else

Many of the lessons we carry through life can be traced back to our elementary school days. Respect for authority was certainly one of those. Rules were not questioned, and consequences were expected when we stepped out of line. I can still see the straight line painted on the floor ...

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He Loves Us Enough

It was likely scarlet fever that brought Anne Mansfield Sullivan into Helen Keller’s life. Helen was a perfectly healthy baby from her birth in 1880 until her nineteenth month, when she contracted the grave illness that would steal her sight and hearing away. By age 7, Helen was quite wild ...

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When God Brings Forth

Her bedchamber had been a place of rest at the end of a long day’s work, a sanctuary with cool evening breezes fluttering the curtains. Now, the July heat was stifling, the room heavy with the scent of ether. She struggled to release the little soul within her, attempting to ...

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God is With You

We live in a hectic and uncertain world. So much is going on that some of us have lost hope, leaving us to question God. Even in the most troubled times you can be sure of this. God loves you. Jesus. Himself , when speaking about the people who belong ...

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