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What Does God Have in Store?

Canning before the long winter was once a part of life for most homemakers in America. My grandmother was one of those homemakers, living with my grandfather and her two little boys on a farm in northwest Indiana.  There, she had a large garden in the side yard, along with ...

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Please Respond!

The wedding preparations were a ray of light during the dark days of the Great Depression. Most Americans spent their time trying to keep food on their tables and heat in their homes. The young bride-to-be had worked as a maid after high school graduation, earning enough money to help ...

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Have You Made Your Connection?

They had been the idea of Dwight D. Eisenhower long before he was sworn in as President—two-lane highways that would run from one side of America to the other.  As a young lieutenant colonel, he had traveled the rough roads of our country from Washington D.C. to San Francisco, California, ...

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What is Your Life?

The Bible says that my life on earth is a mere mist—and so is yours! This is a truth we seldom think of until we have lived several decades. When we are young, we often believe we have “forever.” My hometown was settled in the 1830’s along the banks of ...

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Don’t Be a “Go-Backer”

The lure of finding gold in Colorado seemed worth the gamble in 1859, as many men struggled to make ends meet in a down economy. Pulling up stakes and spending six months’ income to purchase a team of oxen, risking disease and possible attacks, was outweighed by the strong pull ...

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