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Forward to success

Forward to success

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Many of God's promises are conditional, requiring some initial action on our part. Once we begin to obey, He will begin to bless us. Great things were promised to Abraham... »

Shaken by life’s changes

Shaken by life’s changes

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Question: I prefer stability and routine to big changes and drama, but the latter seem inevitable. That’s unsettling. How can I learn to handle changing circumstances so... »

A life multiplied

A life multiplied

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The Rev. H. Merriweather, a missionary of the Sri Lanka and India General Mission, was visiting the United States, and the head office of the mission asked him to call up... »

Make me a cake

Make me a cake

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Our story takes place in Israel, around 850 BC.[[A retelling of 1 Kings 17]] It was a sad and difficult time for a nation that was suffering under the worst king it had e... »

Heaven’s child

Heaven’s child

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This is the story of our son Gabriel, who was born with Down syndrome and was truly a special child. Although Gabriel only lived on this earth for two years and four mont... »

The special

The special

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Sandra felt as low as the heels of her Birkenstocks as she pushed against a cold winter gust and the florist shop door. Her life had been easy, like a spring breeze. Then... »

Strength for a new year

Strength for a new year

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By J. R. Miller[[Published in 1913, adapted. Source: https://gracegems.org/Miller/strength_for_a_new_year.htm.]] We ought to make something of every year. Each new year s... »

Gift ideas for hard times

Gift ideas for hard times

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How to give more while spending less Time. You would probably be surprised at how many people on your gift list would enjoy an evening of company more than a boxed gift.... »

Dinner date

Dinner date

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After 21 years of marriage, I discovered a new way of keeping the spark of love alive. A little while ago I went out with another woman. It was really my wife’s idea. “I... »

Rekindling the magic

Rekindling the magic

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Question: My wife and I have been married for 11 years, and though we still love each other, our relationship has grown stale. What can we do to put the magic back in our... »