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The word that sustains the weary

It’s easy to feel ‘The Lord has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me.’

That’s how the people of Israel felt exiled in Babylon, 539 BC (Isaiah 49:14). 276 more words

Time and Chance Happen to All


Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and chance happen to them all. 607 more words


“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be…” Seriously, Robert Browning?

Growing up in the sixties we were taught to “honor your father and your mother”, but we often broke those rules. 381 more words

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A Little Help!

In the Summer Olympics of 1992 at Barcelona, British sprinter Derek Redmond was competing in the quarterfinals of the 400 meter race. Halfway through the race Redmond tore a hamstring and collapsed on the track. 238 more words

Christian Living

A Lesson from the Olympics: Don't Give Up

As the world prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, we anticipate many memorable moments. We look back on past records broken and heroic stories, wondering what we will soon witness. 161 more words


Rising Each Time You Fall

What is your response to adversity?  At times it can seem overwhelming.  This past week I attended the American Association of Christian Counselors Conference and the theme was “The Struggle is Real”.   1,078 more words