America is a now culture. We find it difficult to plant a seed and wait for it to grow. Instant coffee; microwaves; drive-thru meals. We want it now. However, some things need to fully mature. Cut a ...
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In 2011 a Rottweiler named Leslie fell in a 20 foot dry well. It was a week before she was found and safely pulled out. Leslie’s story goes further. A year earlier, she had been rescued from being ...
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We’ve seen the cartoon with the bird in the cage, the door open, and the tabby peering inside, just hoping for a meal. The bird quakes in fear, trapped by its precarious predicament. What has the ...
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We all dream of riches. We hope to win the lottery. Or perhaps Great Aunt Claire will leave us fabulously wealthy. Maybe we will invent that indispensable tool that everyone has to have. Suddenly we ...
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Fall can be a time of glorious beauty, as seen in the striking reds and oranges of the countryside. It is a time of harvest and a season of plenty, when all the labors of summer have come to an ...
Read more: Our ACORN God

Imagine the most treasured possession we own. What is it? A spouse? A child? Maybe it’s something material, like a family heirloom that cannot be replaced at any cost. What would cause us to ...
Read more: Forsaken by God