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Perfect Measurements

A glance through history makes it plain; perfect measurements are as fickle as the fleeting ideals of a generation!  Sadly, both men and women have felt the pressure of falling short when measured against an ever-changing standard. And what better example than one’s physical attributes… Greek and Roman statues in ...

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A Good Name, or Gold?

Among my father’s things we found a letter dated May, 1886. The handwriting had faded, but the words of Robert White, minister at Sea-View Cottage in  County Down, Ireland, still attest to the character of my great-grandfather, James. In the letter, the minister bore testimony to the “honest”, “industrious”, and ...

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OUR HOPE: Acknowledge The LORD In Our Fear

Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge Him.  As surely as the sun rises, He will appear; He will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.  Hosea 6:3 We have been witnesses to several terrible acts of violence ...

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Does God Get Emotional?

Ah … the rainbow of emotions! We can be green with envy one day, feel red-hot anger the next, or be overcome with the blues when we’re saddened. Sometimes, we may feel greens, reds, and blues in one day’s time! Whether it’s anger that pops up at an  inconvenient time, ...

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Playing to the Crowds

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players … ” William Shakespeare wasn’t the first to observe the human behavior of drawing attention to oneself, but he  did pen a memorable poem about this plight! The temptation to play to the crowds comes to most ...

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