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a Pebble story

Many years ago in a small  village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was an awful, mean man, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed a … Continue reading

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Are you Tired…

aren’t you tired yet? And it’s a question we need to wrestle with every day. Are you tired yet? Tired of always trying to look like the smartest person in the room? Tired of always having to be right? Tired … Continue reading

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a twist on the Prodigal Son

FATHER, GIVE ME MY SHARE OF THE ESTATE   A long time ago, Jesus old a story about what it is like to come home. Specifically, what it’s like to come home to our Father in heaven with no more … Continue reading

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the Best Gifts of the Season

THE BEST GIFTS THIS SEASON:   To a Friend – Loyalty To an Enemy – Forgiveness To your Boss – Service To your Child – A good example To your Father – Honor To your Mother – Gratitude and Devotion … Continue reading

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Spirituality Debate…

I want to say something about the spirituality debate. You don’t believe in God? That’s ok, but why is it so important for many of you to mock those of us that do? If we’re wrong, what have we lost … Continue reading

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Christmas Peace

QUIET MY HEART, LORD Quiet my heart, Lord, and show me a Christmas as peaceful and calm as an old cattle shed… Slow down my pace, Lord, and help me seek Jesus, the Son of Your Love, in a humble … Continue reading

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what do you want for Christmas

WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR CHRISTMAS? A poem sent to Dear Abby from a couple who have too much stuff. So many of you asked us (since Yuletide’s drawing near) “What do you want for Christmas? What can we give … Continue reading

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the Christmas Ten Commandments

THE CHRISTMAS TEN COMMANDMENTS   Thou shalt give thy heart to Christ. Let Him be at the top of thy Christmas list   Thou shalt prepare thy soul for Christmas. Spend not so much on gifts that thy soul is … Continue reading

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thank you….

THANK YOU FATHER   Dear God:   I want to thank You for what you have already done.   I am not going to wait until I see results or receive rewards, I am thanking you right now.   I … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Fall and Autumn

How about FALL Resolutions? (After 10 1/2 months of not keeping the new year’s ones)   Give up complaining . . . focus on gratitude. Give up pessimism . . . become an optimist. Give up harsh judgments . . … Continue reading

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