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Momentary Transcendence in an Ancient Mausoleum

In his book With, author Skye Jethani describes the mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Italy:

Fifteen hundred years ago, the emperor of Rome built a tomb for ...


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NBA’s Kevin Durant on His Fleeting Fame

Pro basketball star Kevin Durant is one of the most famous athletes in the world (at least as of 2021). Durant is a four-time scoring champion, a two-time ...


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Sheriff Roasted on Twitter for Puzzling Boulder Description

In late January, a nondescript Twitter account for the local sheriff’s office started receiving attention from around the nation after it issued ...


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Bono on 'Who Was Christ?'

I think a defining question for a Christian is: Who was Christ? And I don't think you're let off easily by saying a great thinker or a great philosopher, ...


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Story of Forgiven Drunk Driver Moves Beth Moore

In her book Living Beyond Yourself: Exploring the Fruit of the Spirit, author and speaker Beth Moore recalls a particularly insightful moment in her life: ...


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Master Violinist Goes Unrecognized

Joshua Bell emerged from the Metro and positioned himself against a wall beside a trash basket. By most measures, he was nondescript—a youngish ...


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Billy Graham has a Great Message

Graeme Keith, treasurer of the Billy Graham Association and Billy's lifelong friend, says:

I was on an elevator with Billy when another man in the elevator ...

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All Great Men Born Babies

In The Last Days Newsletter, Leonard Ravenhill tells about a group of tourists visiting a picturesque village who walked by an old man sitting beside ...


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"Rocky": Chosen to Do Battle

"Rocky" is the famous inspirational movie about a down-and-out mediocre boxer seizing an incredible opportunity. Heavyweight champion Apollo Creed's opponent ...


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NFL Draft Confirms Biblical Wisdom

The NFL Draft is an annual event of biblical proportions and, in the end, a vindication of biblical wisdom.

First the biblical proportions. The annual ...


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