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When Faith Wins Fear Loses

Fear is as old as Eden and as current as the daily paper or television news roundup. Trembling times have been around throughout history; but you may think today’s panic…

Still Valentines?

“Doesn’t anybody stay together anymore?” asked a once popular song. Sadly, it’s a question that’s still in tune with today’s marriage miseries. Home breakups are the major tragedy of our…

Those fabulous February Presidents

February is the month Americans celebrate the birthdays of two unforgettable presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. While we do this officially on President’s Day, many still prefer to do…

Making home a safe haven for love

An old song says, “You always hurt the one you love, the one you shouldn’t hurt at all.” That once popular tune could be the theme song of too many…

Many Surprise Meetings Are No Accident

Having finished my postal business, I was driving out of the Post Office parking lot when I felt a solid bump from behind. Getting out of my car, taking a…

Your year to thrive!

Are you relieved 2015 is in the rearview mirror? Do the headlines have you apprehensive about 2016? Here are five daily disciplines to make this your greatest year: 1. Rise…

Staying Content in Crisis

Does it seem to you that the world, maybe even your life, keeps lurching from one crisis to another? How can we stay calm and content in crises? Paul, the…

Look for the best in others

Look for the  best in others

Want a simple formula for a miserable life? Just focus on the faults of others. Zeroing in on what’s wrong with everybody may sound like great sport but it just…

The preacher and the president

The preacher and the president

“What are we going to do about the president?” asked my minister friend. His question took me by surprise. And though many years – and presidential administrations – have passed…

What’s that in your hand?

What’s that in your hand?

In an article titled “His Eye is on the Sparrow,” Jerry Jenkins, co-author of the best-selling “Left Behind” prophetic fiction book series, introduced his readers to Dameon Sharkey, a seventh…