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“The one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous.” 1 John 3:7 (NASB)
Adoniram Judson, the first U.S. missionary, sailed to Burma (now Myanmar) in 1812 and served there for almost forty years. His story is one of many accomplishments as well as much heartache. One of the most memorable narratives of Judson takes place during his imprisonment. A caged lion was locked up with the prisoners. After it starved to death, Judson asked permission to reside inside the…Continue
Our strawberries are almost done for the year . . . and I’m grateful. I’ve spent numerous hours weeding, picking, cleaning, and cutting strawberries. I’m ready to move on to raspberries or peaches. However, I am glad I stayed the course ‘til the end because the last batch yielded the biggest and best tasting strawberries of the season, something we would have missed if I had quit…Continue
Kenneth is running a paper route for some friends while they are on vacation. Saturday morning he got up, folded the newspapers, and finished the route before I rolled out of bed. (I had actually forgotten he had to get up early to complete this task.) When I came down the stairs Kenneth told me it sprinkled for a few minutes and then stopped while he was delivering papers, and he hadn’t put them into plastic bags. I confessed I should have looked at the weather and informed him it was…Continue
Right now soldiers are half-way around the world fighting for our right to sit on our butts and eat bon-bons while watching reality TV shows that are anything but reality. They take up their sword (weapon) every day to fight for my freedom to live a complacent life. And I’m complaining about how hard it is to say “No” to an extra piece of pie or one more serving of pasta. Wow. . . . Shame on me!
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