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He Walked Away Crushed

Several years ago, my second son, Steve, tried out for the high school football team. One day he walked into my office and proclaimed with great excitement, ...

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Power of Positive Words

He was always in trouble at school, so when the parents of the junior high boy received one more call to come in and meet with his teacher and the principal, ...

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Lasting Effects of Encouragement

Dr. Larry Crabb recalls an incident in the church he attended as a young man. It was customary in this church that young men were encouraged to participate ...

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A Father Who Won't Affirm

In We Are Still Married, Garrison Keillor writes:

The town ball club was the Lake Wobegon Schroeders, so named because the starting nine were brothers, ...

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Cal Ripken: Loving His Children

Baseball ironman Cal Ripken, Jr. said:

Growing up, "I love you" wasn't spread around too much in our household. Not that it wasn't meant. I could tell ...

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Nathaniel Hawthorne's Encouraging Wife

David Jeremiah shared the following story of encouragement:

Had it not been for a confident wife, Sophia, we might not have listed among the great names ...

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Encouragement Treasured

Sister Helen Mrosia writes:

In an earlier grade, I'd taped Mark's mouth shut for talking too much in class. Now he was one of my students in junior high ...

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Love from a Kid's Point of View

What is love, from a kid's point of view?

"When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather ...

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Mom's Impressive Job Description

Author and preacher Tony Campolo said that when his wife, Peggy, was at home fulltime with their children and someone would ask, "And what is it that ...

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"Renaissance Man": Believe in Me, Daddy

In the movie Renaissance Man, Danny DeVito plays a middle-aged divorcé named Bill who has lost his job. For the first time in his life, this man with ...

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