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Today's Biggest Disease

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or cancer. It's the feeling of being uncared for, unwanted-of being deserted and alone.


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Monotony in You

The monotony of life, if life is monotonous to you, is in you and not in the world.


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The End Colors Everything

It was a hot day--Tuesday, July 20, 1993, in Washington, D.C.--as Vincent Foster sat in the Rose Garden. That morning he watched as President Clinton ...


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Thinking About Heaven

A friend of mine who was a minister in southern California told me recently of a woman in a mental sanitarium there. She'd been in the sanitarium ...


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The Devil's Favorite Tool

I read once that the Devil was having a yard sale, and all of his tools were marked with different prices. They were a fiendish lot. There was hatred, ...


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Better to Pray

It is better to pray over the Bible than to brood over the self.


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Great Therapy

Karl Menninger, the [late] psychiatrist, was asked what someone should do who feels on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His advice? "Lock your house, ...


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The Power of a Prayer

In his book Living Life on Purpose, Greg Anderson shares the story of one man's journey to joy:

... his wife had left him and he was completely depressed. ...


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Post-Holiday Depression

W. H. Auden has written a beautiful poem in which he speaks about the tension of the time being, which, he says, is the most trying time of all: Now we ...


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Cowboys' Troy Aikman Isn't Satisfied

In Texas Monthly, Skip Hollandsworth writes:

[Troy] Aikman [quarterback of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys] is an elusive hero, difficult to understand, clearly ...

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