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Prayer for Thursday

Sometimes it seems that life takes more than we have but our God will supply grace for every challenge, even the impossible. Continue reading

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Real Miracles

Is it a miracle to truly forgive others? Well, it does seem to violate the laws of nature–human nature! Continue reading

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The Pragmatism of Apology

Learning how to offer a sincere and effective apology is one of the most useful skills we can develop. Some of us, like me, will have to use it more than others… Continue reading

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A Good Day Made

Notice others, pay attention to details, reflect, be grateful, encourage others… these things bring blessing to both the gifted and the givers… Continue reading

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The Easier Way

It is easy enough to find the rough,
whether on an old road often traveled
or in casual words that deserved more thought
than was given. Continue reading

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Reflections on the Prairie

Kansas suddenly seems vast and enormous as you drive from one ridge toward another. Rolling prairie stretches out for miles in every direction. In many places you can look in every direction and see no houses, barns or much of anything else except the lines of scrub oak and cottonwood along the ditches and creeks. The sky wraps around you, boundless, as a swollen moon rises in the dusk, above endless acres of grazing range.

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August Morning

Such dews as this

seem to come only in the heat of summer,
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