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Dying grace

Dying grace

In this stage of my life, the subject of death seems to pop up more frequently than before, and it’s not always a happy thought. As Christians, we know that death isn’t t... »

The paths we take

The paths we take

Anna Perlini

In my search for meaning and truth in life, like most young people, I was also faced with the challenge of finding a purposeful direction for my life. Which way would I g... »

Cycles

Cycles

Marie Alvero

Today I’m sitting at my desk, looking out my window at what may be one of the last of summer’s best days. The first cold front is expected next week, and I’m already brac... »

The abalone and me

The abalone and me

An abalone is a shellfish that sticks to rocks in coastal waters. It’s a gastropod, which means that its stomach is its foot—it walks on its stomach. And apart from its s... »

Wings from weights

Wings from weights

There is a beautiful stained glass window in the historic Wesley’s Chapel in London, inscribed with these words: “If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the utt... »

God cut the red tape

God cut the red tape

Rosane Pereira

When our family moved to a new country for my husband’s work, we heard distressing stories about the process to obtain a local driver’s license. My new friends told me of... »

The waters of God’s Word

The waters of God’s Word

William B. McGrath

In Psalm 27 we read that King David considered it his principal joy to be able to gaze on the beauty of God in the tabernacle where the artifacts symbolizing God’s interv... »

A whole lot of something

A whole lot of something

Aaliyah Williams

Have you ever had a cake that was more frosting or fondant than cake itself? When I encounter a cake like that, I usually scrape off the topping and eat the cake. The top... »

Positive programming

Positive programming

Ronan Keane

Most of us struggle with negative thinking at some point in our lives. We put ourselves down for real or imagined faults and weaknesses, or we compare ourselves negativel... »

The widow of Zarephath

The widow of Zarephath

Marie Alvero

The Bible records many passages on generosity. It’s an important trait of the Christian life, and as followers of Jesus, we are called to be generous, joyful givers. But... »

Why we matter

Why we matter

Chris Mizrany

When I see a sunrise, feel the sun on my face, revel in the ocean’s spray, or behold the splendor of nature’s vistas, I often think what a special place earth is. Recentl... »

Rest assured

Rest assured

Activated Author

Stress is no fun. Whether as a student cramming before an important exam, a parent juggling the demands of work and family, someone facing a serious health problem, a pro... »