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Relief from Your Burdens Found Here

Relief from Your Burdens Found Here

Life is not without its burdens. At 27, Margaret is already feeling the effects of carrying hers. Every other day Margaret, a mother of four, makes a 10-hour trek to collect water for her family, carrying a jerrycan on her back that weighs 44 pounds when filled....

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Moving from Worry to Wonder

Moving from Worry to Wonder

It's a waste of time but do we ever spend a lot of time doing it. A poet once admitted, "I worried a lot." "Will the garden grow, will the rivers flow in the right direction, will the earth turn as it was taught, and if not how shall I correct it?” The poem gives us a...

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Why Relationships Are Hard

Why Relationships Are Hard

Music, poetry, movies…all spread the lie that love should be easy. In reality, relationships are hard. Relationships are hard because love is difficult. Love might seem easy over a candlelight dinner or when first holding your newborn child, but we quickly learn how...

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Life and Peace Found Here

Life and Peace Found Here

For thousands of years, religious people have tried to attain perfection and goodness. Countless rules have been written, only to reveal our still imperfect hearts. A pious man devoted his life to studying his religion's holy books and trying to do good deeds. But he...

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Here’s What We Know About a New Year

Here’s What We Know About a New Year

Standing on the runway of a brand-new year, there's a lot that we can't see—like what the year holds for us, or for our crazy world. When we can't see, it's time to go back to what we know. In the song Known Only to Him, Elvis Presley once sang, "I know not what the...

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Why Beauty from Hardship is Possible

Why Beauty from Hardship is Possible

Roses are perhaps the world’s favorite flower. However, there is a facet of growing roses that we don’t focus on—fertilizing. Yet, fertilizer is a very necessary part of growing beautiful blooms. Unfortunately, the best fertilizer to produce lovely roses is the...

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The Two Things to Remember in Suffering

The Two Things to Remember in Suffering

In many ways, the problem of suffering is more difficult for Christians to deal with than for non-Christians. Why? The Christian believes that nothing happens apart from the will of God, that He is sovereign and all-powerful, and—bottom line—that God is good, loving,...

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God’s Love is the Kind of Love You Need

God’s Love is the Kind of Love You Need

Love is all you need, sang the British rock band, The Beatles, in 1967, during what was called the “Summer of Love.” And whether or not the kind of love the Beatles were singing of is really what the world needed, it is true that our world would be a drab and desolate...

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