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Meant to Be

Reading Time: 2 minutesA light blue Volkswagen Beetle backed into the empty space next to my car in the medical parking lot….

Remembering Calvin Burrell

Reading Time: 12 minutesEditor’s note: Calvin Burrell’s passing on June 29 occurred days before we began editing this issue. Below is his…

With You!

Reading Time: 4 minutesA Lord’s Supper reflection. As I prepared for our annual Lord’s Supper service last April, I realized that this year…

Hijacked by God

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt’s Thursday night. There is something important I need to do tonight, but I am dreading it with every…

“I’m Going to Kill Myself”

Reading Time: 7 minutesMany years ago, when I married Troy, I did not know he had told people that he would kill…

The Greater Glory

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe prophet Haggai wrote: “For thus says the Lord of hosts: ‘Once more (it is a little while) I will…

How to Find the Love of Your Life

Reading Time: 6 minutesAt sixteen years old, I found the love of my life at a Salvation Army camp. Three years later,…

The Devoted Creator

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt is safe to assume that almost everyone has taken part in creation. Most people have played a part…

Praying Your Temperament

Reading Time: 6 minutesI began my life with God privately, a thirteen-year-old in my room at night, pouring out my concerns and…

A Kingdom of Peace

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn 1972, Harold (not his real name) received his draft card welcoming him to the Vietnam War. Our family…