Fighting Battles

As much as we would like to avoid it, there are times when we are faced with battles. They come in all sizes and shapes – sometimes barging into our well ordered lives like the Philistine army; at other times slyly sneaking in, disguised as friends, past the well fortified…

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Small Things

Small things appeal to something in the heart – their very smallness drawing us in. Newborn babies, tiny puppies, sweet little kittens, all touch that tender spot. However, when it comes to living life we tend to gravitate to the big things. In an age where anyone can produce their…

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Life-Giving Water

Last Thursday at 11:45 I walked to the kitchen sink and confidently turned on the cold water. I can only imagine the look of surprise, and horror on my face, as a rapidly diminishing stream of water trickled out of the faucet. We immediately sent out a call for help…

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But God

We dragged ourselves into our local barbecue place after a long, tiring day – too weary to even think about going home and preparing a meal. We shuffled through the line, picked up our trays and reached for the forks and knives. “Sorry. We’re out of forks,” said the sullen-looking…

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Losing Control

One of the television programs we enjoy watching concerns a wealthy businessman who saves failing businesses. He meets with the owners of companies on the brink of bankruptcy and offers his help. First he gets to know all the people involved. Then he studies the day to day operations. Lastly…

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