Moving On

She was relaxing on the sofa, watching Diamond Girl, a Harlequin Romance movie on YouTube when the phone rang. After pausing the movie, she got up and answered the phone. It was Deborah. "Hi, Deb." "What are you doing?" "Nothing, really. Just relaxing." "I thought I would ring you up and tell you that the …

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Lea and Marcus

Only one week had passed. Two more to go. She was there in beautiful, sunny Honolulu but she wished she were back in Seattle. More specifically, in the office where Marcus was... As she walked along the beach with the sun in her face and the gentle breeze caressing her hair, she thought of the …

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The Cad Meets His Match

My affair with Noémie is over. I ended it a week ago. She wanted more than I was willing to give. I'm throwing my annual summer ball. I watch the guests milling about, searching for the woman who will replace Noémie. And there she is standing alone in a very colorful mermaid dress which flatters …

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I Want My Life to Be…

I want my life to be the page where the heart speaks words of love.  Love for humanity.  Love for a world in which there is so much suffering and pain and injustice.  I want to do something.  I want to make a difference.   I want to show people that there is hope.  Use me, …

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All Things to All People

"If the Bible were a wine, it would be Chardonnay." Her eyebrows rose. "Chardonnay?" "Yes, the Chardonnay of Truth," he said as he raised the glass and took a sip. "Why Chardonnay?" she asked. "Like Chardonnay, the Bible can be all things to all people. It can be a source of hope for some, comfort …

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The Blessed Assurance

And now, dear brothers, I want you to know what happens to a Christian when he dies so that when it happens, you will not be full of sorrow, as those are who have no hope.  For since we believe that Jesus died and then came back to life again, we can also believe that when …

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International Day of the African Child

Today is the Day of the African Child. Since 1991, this day has been celebrated on June 16 to commemorate those killed during the Soweto Uprising in South Africa, and to recognize the courage of the students who marched for their right to an education. This year's theme is ‘access to child-friendly justice’. ‘Access to …

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Doubts

"When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer" -Psalm 94:19. This is so true.  Whenever I have doubts about my ability to perform a task, God always reassures me through His word or someone that I can do it.  Just recently, I was having second thoughts about a position at …

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My Marvelous God

"You can be sure of this: The Lord has set apart the godly for himself. The Lord will answer when I call to him. Don't sin by letting anger gain control over you. Think about it overnight and remain silent. Offer proper sacrifices, and trust in the Lord. Many people say, "Who will show us …

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I Will Sing of Jesus’ Love!

Yesterday I got up as usual to have my early morning devotional.  I havegotten in the habit of spending time with Jesus again.  However, I was tiredbecause I went to bed late the night before.  So, I lay on the sofa andafter I spoke to Jesus, I waited for Him to answer.  I fell asleep …

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