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"A Beautiful Mind": Loving the Unlovable

The movie A Beautiful Mind tells the story of John Nash, a brilliant mathematician whose career and life were crippled by schizophrenia. Nash taught at ...

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Healed from Anger

In Preaching Today, author and speaker Tony Campolo tells this story:

I was in a church in Oregon not too long ago, and I prayed for a man who had cancer. ...

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Richard Pryor Calls on God

Comedian Richard Pryor was critically burned in an accident in 1980. Appearing later on the "Johnny Carson Show," he insisted that when you ...

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Sickness Can Heal the Soul

Sometimes Christ sees that we need sickness for the good of our souls more than healing for the good of our bodies.

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Finding Peace through Adversity

Marie J. Wiebe, an ordained minister for the Evangelical Covenant Church in Camarillo, California, describes her difficult recovery from a massive stroke: ...

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Making the Sickroom Bearable

Browsing in a London bookstore last summer, I ran across a little volume by Mrs. Leslie Stevens, called Notes from Sickrooms. It was a volume of instructions ...

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Carried to Eternal Rest

I heard of a little lad named Kenny who developed leukemia. The disease progressed rapidly. Soon he was unable to go to school, then unable to go out ...

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Yet I Will Praise

Margaret Sangster Phippen wrote that in the mid 1950s her father, British minister W. E. Sangster, began to notice some uneasiness in his throat and a ...

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Stress-Related Illness

Percentage of medical office visits made for stress-related symptoms: 60-90

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