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Through the Panes

Sometimes trying to comfort a crying teenager can be a risky choice. Not trying might not be a good choice, either… Continue reading

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A Greater Sharing

The depth of our relationships is formed by the depth of our sharing. In both tears and laughter, we grow closer to each other… and to our Savior. Continue reading

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Of Empathy and Experience

Sometimes the Lord has to put us into someone else’s place to put us into our place… experience can lead to empathy, if our hearts are open. Continue reading

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Life Both Blessed and Cursed

We have all made decisions that we’ve regretted… and know other people who need the same blessings we need. Continue reading

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Today’s Needs

We probably won’t end world hunger or cure cancer but we can do a few small things that show others we care about them… Continue reading

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A Powerful Calling

If we keep our eyes open and respond with love to the needs we see around us, we fulfill God’s calling in our lives… no matter where we are. Continue reading

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Reflections on a Winter’s Night

A three-quarter moon at the half point of night throws its bright light across the frozen grass. I walk out past the concrete sidewalk into the shadows of the birches crumpled on the leaves and small broken branches. A northwestern … Continue reading

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