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Together

The distinguished writer Oliver Wendell Holmes received a lesson in humility one day from an unlikely source. He was out for a stroll, and a little girl overtook him. They walked together for a time. When the girl mentioned it … Continue reading

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Do you need some sanctuary?

I am not talking about “Sanctuary” the sci-fi TV show. I do not have in mind a church where fugitives formerly could not be arrested. I mean to ask if you need a place of refuge where you feel safe … Continue reading

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U Thant on Purity

How popular is purity? How important is it? Secretary-General of the United Nations, U Thant, referenced it in his standard speech to students and educators around the world. He contended that “happiness was to be found, not in the pursuit … Continue reading

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An Act of God

Tornados like the one that tore through Vilonia, Arkansas April 27 killing at least seventeen, are sometimes referred to as acts of God. What a misnomer! C.S. Lewis, Joni Eareckson Tada, Philip Yancey and others asked “Where is God when … Continue reading

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