Apr 26

They Went Before Us to Show Us the way ~ Josephine Shaw Lowell

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Apr 23

Living Faith on a Tightrope

There was a tightrope walker, who did incredible aerial feats. All over Paris, he would do tightrope acts at tremendously scary heights. Then he had succeeding acts; he would do it blindfolded, then he would go across the tightrope, blindfolded, pushing a wheelbarrow. An American promoter read about this in the papers and wrote a …

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Apr 19

The Parable of the Tools

A carpenter began to build a house. He had many tools which he used to accomplish various tasks. He had a saw for cutting. He had a hammer for driving nails. He had a measuring tape for making everything fit together according to his plan. One day, as the saw surveyed the progress, it remarked …

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Feb 13

For the Love of God!

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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. There is a variety of stories that attempt to explain the history of this special day. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia there are at least three Saint Valentines, all of them martyrs, and all of them associated with February 14. Regardless of the origin, the date has long been celebrated as …

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Jan 14

Tony Martin: Crime and controversy

Farmer Tony Martin became a focus of huge national debate after shooting dead a teenager who was burgling his home. The incident ignited a furore in Britain over issues such as rural crime and the rights to defend property. Many vigorously supported the then 54-year-old, but others dismissed him as a violent eccentric who chose …

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