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Inspirational Stories

A Man and His Death

“An infant is born with a clenched fist, but an old man dies with an open hand. Life has a way of prying loose our grasp on all that seems so important.” HOW DOES A GOOD MAN DIE? We are given numerous examples in the Scriptures which serve as inspiration to those who call themselves […]

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I want to tell you about my mother, but the story starts before Elsie Bartlett [born Elsie Allee] was my mother. It begins on the plains of Nebraska where she sprang from strong American pioneers, some of whom I’m told once lived in a house built of chunks of sod cut from the prairie floor. Though I […]

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The Painting

     Years ago, there was a very wealthy man, who, with his devoted young son, shared a passion for art collecting. Priceless works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet and many others adorned the walls of the family estate. The widowed, elderly man looked on with satisfaction as his only child became an experienced art collector, […]

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No Such Animal

Stumbling along in a howling blizzard, this man sensed that something was following him. My girlfriend, Dawn, and I stayed out late into the night not long after New Year’s Day 1996. It was snowing heavily when we got into my car, and we decided to go only as far as my mother’s house, about […]

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One Little Drop

There are many, many people in this world who believe and who have said, “What I say or what I do doesn’t matter. My little drop in the bucket surely isn’t going to make any waves.” Well, if you believe that, think again. Did you know one little drop of water falling into a bucket […]

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