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Blackened old banana peels, egg shells, used coffee grounds, moldy grapes and dried-up orange skin – the diet of champions. Loaded with antioxidants and nutrition, and guaranteed to make the body he...

 

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The young man’s bride of a whole six months waltzed dramatically into the den to show off her new outfit. But engrossed in the college football game of his alma mater, he never took his eyes off...

 

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Men! They’re very first species of human-kind that the Creator made, and with absolutely no instruction manual to show Him how. The Bible says God made Man “in His image.” I have to wonder ...

 

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Husband has had a horrible time at work that day. Feeling kicked around, unappreciated and definitely out of sorts, he pulls into the driveway, only to find that his three-year-old has left her...

 

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Tough one! When you think of babies born without arms or legs, you witness hardened criminals allowed to go scot-free, over and over again or see a war perpetrated against a country who has not...

 

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It is not an intelligent idea to ignore pain. If you have pain, or had pain in the past – physically, mentally, emotionally, martially, financially, or any other ‘-ally,’ - there is a reason....

 

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While visiting for a few days on a beautiful farm in the mountains recently, we always went walking every day. Those 800 acres were covered in large trees, meadows, and had a briskly rolling gorgeous...

 

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Yep, it’s been a really tough few years for everyone in just about every possible conceivable way. Financially, physically, and emotionally, and it hasn’t really mattered how old or young you are...

 

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Extroverts, you likely wake up and crave to “just be around somebody today.” You need that in-the-same-room-with-me feeling that only real human bodies can give. Extended alone time gives you a lo...

 

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You actually did it. You won the election. Or in the last second, you sunk the shot that won the game. Or your business was named in the top ten in your category this year for growth. Maybe, you...

 

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You can see a lot standing in the checkout line at Walmart. Waiting patiently, your mind occupied while you run through your to-do list for the rest of the day, you are abruptly jolted back into...

 

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Saw a quote recently that needs to be read by more people: “There are only two decent places for dirty laundry; the clothes hamper and the washing machine.” Very accurate! Seems social media is...

 

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A man was put under for a medical procedure. When he awoke, he asked the nurse attending him, “Is it all over? Am I okay?” She assured him that yes, it was over, he was just fine and all was well....

 

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We all see them at Wal Mart, the workplace, or looking in the mirror – maybe with a sling on their arm, or favoring a strained back muscle, or limping through the door on their good leg. Bar fight?...

 

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What has happened to “I gotta go to work” anyway? Seems so many so-called adults have just decided that holding a job is for the birds. You hear them whine, “Yeah, I have a job, but I don’t...

 

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Two young boys were growing up on their parents’ small farm. This meant that raising show-worthy pigs and calves for livestock shows was a normal thing in life to them. The younger of the two was sm...

 

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The following is a man’s recipe for eventually learning to live all alone… Shoot, I really hate it when the wife’s feelin’ bad. It jest gets her down and seems to mess up her days. I’ve...

 

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We’ve all had to be around them. Usually, everyone has one or more in the family tree – hopefully a good way away from your own particular branch. But even if you are fortunate enough to not be...

 

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Needing play-around money, as all teenagers do, three industrious farm boys decided to create their own hay-hauling crew one summer. So they made a plan. One boy would drive as another loaded the...

 

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Have any of you ever seen a time like our world is in lately? Some part or another of our planet has suffered through horrifying events in recent years. Earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, enormous...

 

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The couple sitting in the counselor’s office had been married over 40 years. They had weathered financial setbacks, the rearing of two children, moving from city to city due to job changes, and...

 

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Ever had your heart crushed by a loved one who broke a promise? Or found that a dear friend wasn’t as trustworthy as you had been led to believe? Are you one of the millions in the work force who...

 

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While out walking around enjoying the crisp fall weather one evening, we decided to go to a local coffee shop for a hot drink. Renie found an empty table while Andy ordered for both of us. He is very...

 

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Ever received a frantic phone call from someone needing help? Out of nowhere in a dazzling blue sky, that swiftly moving thunderstorm of need rolls in over your nice quiet afternoon. And the peaceful...

 

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Andy is a typical early riser. Meaning he is usually up, dressed and sitting at the desk in his office by around seven every morning. This causes him to see the sun begin to filter cautiously thru...

 

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