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British Runner Completes His 401st Marathon

For many of us, running a marathon would be (or has been) a huge accomplishment. Twenty-six miles? That's impressive.

But then there's Ben Smith of Portishead, ...


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John Stott's Dying Wish

One of the greatest Christian leaders of the last century was John R. W. Stott, rector of All Souls Langham Place in London and a peerless preacher, Bible ...


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Couple Married 72 Years Die Holding Hands

In October 2011, Gordon Yeager, 94, and his wife Norma, 90, died exactly one hour apart after 72 years of marriage. They were holding hands when they ...


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Tony Dungy Learned Patience from His Father

Former pro football star and coach Tony Dungy told the following story about his father's Christian character:

My dad was usually a quiet, thoughtful ...

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A Father Displays Nonirritable Love with His Daughter

A simple but marvelous illustration of nonirritable love took place during a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals ...


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A Manager Turns a Mistake into a Lesson on Kindness

The famous and luxurious Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina, was originally owned and managed by George and Edith Vanderbilt, an elegant couple ...


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Vineyards Take Years to Produce a Good Harvest

On a recent visit to two California vineyards, author Margaret Feinberg discovered that vintners must adopt a long-term approach to their work. According ...


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Child Learns About Safety at the Zoo

During a recent visit to the zoo with my daughter and grandchildren, we visited the orangutan exhibit. The only thing separating us from these awesome ...


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Sitting with God on the Bathroom Floor

In his book The Pressure's Off, psychologist Larry Crabb uses a story from his childhood to illustrate our need to delight in God through adversity:

One ...

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Child's Boots Leave Teacher Frustrated

Did you hear the Texas tall tale about the teacher who was helping one of her kindergarten students put on his cowboy boots? He asked for help, and she ...


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