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2019 Best Books I’ve Read

2019 Best Books I’ve Read

This year, my reading was affected by two knee replacements and the accompanying medication that made it hard to concentrate. But I still...

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A Month of Healing in Narnia

A Month of Healing in Narnia

On March 1, I had knee replacement surgery and began the process of recovery. For most of the month of March, I slept only a few hours at...

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Wise words on Prayer

Wise words on Prayer

Lilias Trotter served her Lord in Algeria from 1888 to her death in 1926.  Lilias, born to a wealthy family in England, first applied to a...

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2018 Best Books I’ve read

2018 Best Books I’ve read

This has been an interesting year for me in reading, with books ranging from spiritual themes to cultural contrasts to biographies, with a...

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Try Tears

Try Tears

Sometimes a simple story captures such a profound truth it is unforgettable. The story below, as told by Leonard Ravenhill, is recorded in...

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Did Elijah have a secret?

Did Elijah have a secret?

Elijah was a human being, even as we are. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half...

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First and Last

First and Last

I have always found great comfort from Revelations 22:13. It reminds us that God existed in the beginning: nothing exits apart from his...

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Defeating the D Words

Defeating the D Words

It may be an anomaly of English, but it seems like many of the distressing words in English start with the letter D. The dictionary...

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The wall of separation

The wall of separation

Our tour of Ireland started in Dublin and and  continued South around the bottom of the island, then up the West coast to the Giant's...

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Lessons from an Irish Shepherd

Lessons from an Irish Shepherd

Ireland is full of sheep. As we drove through the rural areas we saw sheep everywhere. One of the first things you notice about the sheep...

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Lessons from an Irish Wall

Lessons from an Irish Wall

Anyone who has visited Ireland cannot help but be struck by the patchwork of stone walls that cover rural areas, especially in the south...

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