We all want to be victors for Jesus. We come to Christ, we give our hearts to him, and in that infusion of peace and love, we feel like Rocky, poised to take on the world. We don our boxing gloves, ...

A canoe is designed to slip easily through the water. However, waves can just as easily upset the slender craft. If we want to have a pleasurable canoeing experience, we need to find smooth ...
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We all have parents and grandparents, aunts or uncles, people who have come before us. When these treasured people come to the end of their lives, we have to deal with the things they’ve collected ...
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The World War I Victory Medal depicts an angelic being known as Victory bearing a starry crown and brandishing a sword and shield. The back carries a shield and stars. Congress initiated a bill to ...

The well-known smiling face in a circle has become an iconic image of happiness. It expresses the emotions we want to show to the world, and all with a few strokes of a ...
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Sometimes it is good to have a short memory. When someone does us wrong, we are told to forgive and forget. However, can we?  The forgetting part? Is it possible? We are taught that if we ...

Easy credit helps the American economy go round. It helps us ease the tight months and have things when we need them, not when there’s lots of extra money in the bank. Yet, to make this work, we ...

We install tornado sirens in our cities, anchor sea buoys in the vast Atlantic, and have a Tsunami Warning Center to protect us from storms. We want to be safe. We want it so much that there have ...

When we are in a desperate situation, we need a cry for help that others will understand. 9-1-1 has become the standard on land. However, when sailing at sea, the standard is the International Morse ...

In the days before plastics, many everyday toys were made of cloth, leather, or metal. Those durable enough for rough, outside play were of the metal variety. Girls might play with cloth dolls, and ...
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