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this is so true

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Cookies & Pies!   When Debbie Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies, opened her first store at the age of twenty, she went several days without a customer. Finally, she had an idea. She filled a tray, stepped out onto the sidewalk, and gave the cookies away. People followed her into ...

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That's Just Nuts!

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That’s Just Nuts! Amedeo Obici was born in 1876 in a small village near Venice, Italy. His widowed mother read him letters from his uncle in America, and Amedeo told everyone he was going to America one day. Everyone knew he was an exceptionally bright and enterprising child. By the time he ...

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a content life

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An American businessman was at the pier of a small, coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them. The ...

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see you Sunday

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    I’m seeing a lot more people going on line to get their spiritual fill. In fact you are sitting there right now reading my weekly devotion blog. It is so easy to sit in the comfort of your/our home or office with a cup of coffee and read a spiritual book on line, or a ...

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patience

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Well it’s that time of year. School buses are on the road, children are back in school and churches are planning Sunday School kick off programs. Have you ever lost patience with those around you? Maybe this morning you are having a difficult time with someone? Perhaps there is someone in ...

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pray for them

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Have you ever wished summer would last longer? It just seems to always go too fast. Right about now, there are a lot of students, school administrators and teachers getting ready to head back to school. We need to be praying for them.  So, it is with that idea in mind that I think we really ...

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pull up a chair

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I hope you are having a good summer. However, even in the summer months things can get a little overwhelming. Maybe you are carrying a lot on your mind? Maybe you are worried about some situation in your life? Sometimes we want to unload our heavy hearts to God but we just don’t know how. I ...

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the flight home

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  As we go into this 4th of July weekend, I thought I would share a short story that I believe puts everything in perspective. A few years back, a man tells of an experience he had on a flight home.   I sat in my seat of the Boeing 767 waiting for everyone to hurry and stow their ...

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why did God put me here?

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  One man who followed Jesus said, "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as you ever can." An elderly man in a hospital kept calling out for his son. He asked the ...

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ouch!

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  Have you ever thought that you were absolutely right about something or someone, and later realize how wrong you were?. We like to think we know everything and we like to know that we are always right. This is one of the many reasons we need to keep an open mind and be aware that what we ...

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