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Do You Bear Much Fruit?

Having grown up on a farm in the heart of Indiana, I know the importance of a fruitful yield from seeds planted.  It relates directly to the farmer’s future livelihood.  Whether it is an expansive field of corn, wheat, oats, or a backyard garden of green beans and tomatoes, or ...

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Love Never Fails, But Love Takes Time

“Love is patient … ” 1 Corinthians 13:4a Love takes time.  It does not have an expiration date; love simply, patiently perseveres! That word “patient” in 1 Corinthians stops me in my tracks.  The original Greek word means “willing to suffer long.”  I don’t like to suffer for a short time, ...

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Is It Time For You to Grow Up?

From the beginning of the Baby Boom to it’s ending, (1946-1964) an average of 7 children were born in the United States each minute rounding the number of babies born in the Boomer era to roughly 77 million. Calculating the totals, it doesn’t take much to recognize that that’s a ...

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Misery Loves Company

Have you ever been around someone who has a tendency to be the downer at the party? How about the person who lashes out at you with their words even though you have done nothing to deserve what is being said? No matter what you try to say or do ...

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Married to a Stranger

It’s the coined “date night”. A sitter has been hired, and you’ve been looking forward to getting out of the house for some adult conversation. Across the table sits your spouse conversing with one-syllable responses and limited eye contact.  You fight back the urge to pick up your cell phone. Glancing ...

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