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A Quiet Place

Posted on July 26, 2013 in

“My people will live in a peaceful place, in safe homes and quiet places of rest” (Isaiah 32:18 GW). I’ve had some vacations that left me exhausted, especially when our kids were young. But a few years ago, I came ho…

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Like-Minded

Posted on July 25, 2013 in

by Sherry Kyle Have you ever created your dream room? A room makeover doesn’t have to cost a fortune. A can of paint, a new lampshade and rug, a few toss pillows, and a slipcover for a chair or sofa, and you’ve created a beaut…

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Five Secrets to Overcome Worry

Posted on July 23, 2013 in

by Janet Perez Eckles Hubby can be very sneaky sometimes. He and I enjoyed a nice lunch at a local restaurant the other day. And as I munched on my salad, I noticed a taste of pasta. “Hmm…” I thought. I don’t remember nood…

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Posted on July 22, 2013 in

“But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles”(Isaiah 40:31). Most summer mornings I spend a few minutes on the front porch of our hilltop home watching a pair o…

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A Note to Dads: Let Her Know She Makes You Proud

Posted on July 21, 2013 in

by Jay Payleitner For 32 years, my dad was principal at the only elementary school on the east side of town. Growing up, his four children – Mary Kay, Mark, Jay and Sue – often heard some version of this statement, “Oh you m…

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Hang on Tight

Posted on July 19, 2013 in

“But in their time of trouble they cried to you, and you heard them from heaven… But when all was going well, your people turned to sin again, and once more you let their enemies conquer them” (Nehemiah 9:27-28 NLT).…

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When They Attack

Posted on July 18, 2013 in

“We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield” (Psalm 33:20). My 4-year-old granddaughter clapped from the car seat in the back. “Are we there yet?” “Almost,” I said. “Don…

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Thanks, Cat. I Needed That!

Posted on July 17, 2013 in

by Kay Marshall Strom My dad’s cat has a strong arm, a determined spirit, and a sound conviction that all God’s creatures should be free. When Smoky decides he wants to roam, he goes over to the door, stands up on his back leg…

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