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Man Lives with a Knife Lodged in His Skull

Max Lucado tells the following story:

A Chinese man named Li Fuyan had tried every treatment imaginable to ease his throbbing headaches. Nothing helped. ...

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Girl Carves the Word "EMPTY" into Her Skin

Psychologist Madeline Levine has been counseling teenagers for over 25 years, but recently Levine has begun to see a new breed of unhappy teenagers—smart, ...


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Man Murders Former Classmate after Holding 50-Year Grudge

In June of 2012, Carl Ericsson, a 73-year-old South Dakota man, was sentenced to life in prison after admitting to the murder of a former high school ...


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Every Person Has Experienced Heartache

I don't think any of us get off this planet without suffering enormously. And one of the chief ways we suffer is by loving people who are incredibly limited ...


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Healing Requires Openness

Self-devastated people are often initially quiet; it hurts too much to air the sordid details. But healing cannot come without it.


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How to Love Truly

My son-in-law, Alan Jones, told me a story of a Hassidic rabbi, renowned for his piety. He was unexpectedly confronted one day by one of his devoted youthful ...


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You're Never Alone

You don't have to be alone in your hurt! Comfort is yours. Joy is an option. And it's all been made possible by your Savior. He went without comfort ...


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Pay Attention to the Pain

When the Spirit, revealing the will of God for the world, creates in the heart a great pain and a great discontent, do not check it. That is what Christian ...


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A Vision of Fatherly Love

At the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, the world watched as a parable of the father's love was played out on international television.

As the gun ...


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Preach to the Suffering

Preach to the suffering, and you will never lack a congregation. There is a broken heart in every pew.


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