Friday, September 11, 2015, is the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.  Remembering this horrific day which resulted in the deaths of […]

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In describing a recent illness, someone was overheard saying, “I was so sick I thought I was going to die and was afraid I wouldn’t.” Sometimes life’s events are so […]

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One of the great debates of life is what is really meant by labels on food these days that say things like, “Use or freeze by….”, “Sell by…”, Best if […]

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There’s not enough rain.  There’s not enough oil.  There’re not enough jobs. There’s not enough room on the freeways.  There’s not enough money.  There’s not enough time. When we think […]

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We know what it feels like to be tired.  Physically tired from a hard day’s work. Mentally tired from trying to think through a complicated situation.  Emotional tiredness caused by […]

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It feels wonderful to be needed.  There is satisfaction in knowing that we make a difference to someone else.  What power the words, “I need you” have.  Those words have […]

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All reports are that Jesus is doing marvelous things.  Sick people are being cured, demons are being expelled and sins are being forgiven.  The day finally arrives and he returns […]

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