Roadside Assistance

Handsome young man calling for assistance with his car broken down by the roadside

Many people have experienced it. And if you haven’t, you’ve seen others endure it. There is never a convenient or good time for your vehicle to break down or stop functioning properly. It’s frustrating, restricting, and conjures up nothing more than a feeling of helplessness. Particularly for people like me who are significantly challenged with anything automotive, I am powerless to resolve the situation.

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Using Your GPS

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Today while driving, I didn’t listen to the voice coming out of my GPS because I thought I knew a better route to get to my desired destination. However, I was wrong. Very wrong. Not only did I take the wrong route, but in doing so, I ran into extra obstacles and road blocks. First, I turned down a street where construction was going

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Words

Psychologist helping a couple with relationship difficulties in the office

It was a particularly tough football game, and nerves were on edge. The home team had been the victim of three or four close calls, and they were now trailing the visitors by a touchdown. When the official called yet another close one in the visitors’ favor, the home quarterback blew his top. “How many times can you do this to us in a

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Letters From Our Listeners–December 2016

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Some encouraging emails we received in December from our listeners around the world: Location: Malaysia Comments: I always find your newsletters a wonderful inspiration. It’s really amazing how an online ministry like yours can be so profound in touching so many lives globally, even in the farther reaches where professing the love for Christ can bring on oneself condemnation and persecution. At least for

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Many Happy Returns

the words return to sender on a paper box over white background

Twas the day after Christmas And all through the room Strewn wrappings were crying For use of a broom. The children were scattered, The friends’ gifts exploring Since now most of theirs Were broken or boring. All tummies still stuffed From the fabulous feast; Leftovers would serve For one month at least. And mama and papa Were the countryside ranging, Those unwanted gifts Returned

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May It Be

Traditional Christian Christmas Nativity Scene of baby Jesus in the manger with Mary and Joseph in silhouette

Mary was a young girl who was pledged and chosen to be married to a man named Joseph. She had never been intimate with a man; she was a virgin. One day the angel Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God (Luke 1:19), appears to Mary and gives her a word from God. Mary is told that she will conceive a child by

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Letters From Our Listeners–November 2016

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Some encouraging emails we received in November from our listeners around the world: Location: Canada Comments: From the bottom of my heart, thank you a million for this wonderful music. I’ve been enjoying it tremendously. It helped me to go through the darkest time of my life. Location: Unknown Comments: Glory be to God. May the almighty God increase your station and may you

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The Carpenter

Hammer saw and paper scheme in the carpentry toolbox

Once upon a time, two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side-by-side, sharing machinery and trading labor and goods as needed without a hitch. Then, the long collaboration fell apart. It began with a small misunderstanding and it grew into a major difference and finally, it exploded into an exchange

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Tests of the Heart

Medical stethoscope and red toy heart lying on cardiogram chart closeup. Medical help prophylaxis disease prevention or insurance concept. Cardiology carehealth protection and prevention

Has God performed a heart test on you lately? There are times in our lives when God leads us into the desert in order to let us find out what is in our heart. These times can be very difficult and humbling. They can test our mettle like no other time. Desert times often mean we are living without those things we are normally

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You Are Blessed

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As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let us remind ourselves of all we have to be grateful for–our health, our families, our work, the freedoms we take for granted and the opportunity to make a difference in the world while we create a happy and fulfilling lifestyle for ourselves and others. Instead of stressing, see how good you already have it, and appreciate the unlimited potential

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