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The Re-Creation of Dead Spots In Our Lives

We have to understand [creation] to mean that it includes his bringing life to dead situations in our lives. God is not only creator but also recreator of life. – How People Grow, p 29. Creation. The act of making something from nothing. The territory of the divine. Religions acknowledge it as the source of…

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Not Every Soldier Can Be A General

Not all may occupy positions of prominence; yet all may fill positions of usefulness and trust, and may, by their persevering fidelity, do far more good than they have any idea that they can do. – Gospel Workers, p 282. One of the great dangers in life is estimating our value by our location on…

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No, I Reserve the Right to Worry

Proverbs 3:5 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; Life can be so maddeningly frustrating sometimes. There are people out there that seem to have such great control over the seasick uncertainties of life. It seems that they get what we want without half the perplexity…

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The Truth Will Set You Free

“Athletes must understand that admitting to their mistakes is not the end of the road–in many ways it can be the beginning of something much better.” – David Millar, Racing Through the Dark p. 267 “I may have been able to win bigger races [by doping], but I’d never felt less joy in doing so.” –…

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Of Strength and Strong Men

“The strongest man is he, who, while sensitive to abuse, will yet restrain passion and forgive his enemies.” – Messages to Young People I think it is in the heart of every boy and man to be a strong man.  One who has the potential to perform great feats and to be a hero; to be…