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Unfailing love

When you are troubled, when you are perplexed or confused, come to Me. Lay your head on My shoulder. …  »

My Father sent Me

As My Father sent Me, so send I you. I send you out into a world of hurt and loss, pain and sufferin …  »

Weathering the storm

Remember the time when I calmed the sea?[[See Mark 4:37–41.]] My disciples were panicking and though …  »

Life-changing forgiveness

Forgiveness is not an emotion, it’s a choice. When you make the decision to forgive, it doesn’t mean …  »

From pun to prayer

Today, while visiting a small town, I learned yet again that when God says “Jump,” I should ask, “How high?” He always knows best. I walked past a shi …  »

Back to basics

I was standing in the checkout line at one of our local stores and noticed the lady ahead of me was wearing a brightly colored T-shirt with a Bible ve …  »

A temperamental garden

My small elementary school had the most amazing gardener we all called “Uncle Silas.” He could make …  »

My career coach

When I graduated from college, I had my heart set on becoming a professional full-time translator. F …  »

The making of a violin

One morning, I walked into my music teacher’s classroom to start my violin lesson and noticed two vi …  »

The baby in the other incubator

Charity, an Activated reader for many years, had a well-paying job in the banking industry. She had …  »