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Holding Hands with Sorrow and Suffering

The book Hinds Feet on High Places is a parable, a modern allegory similar to Pilgrim’s Progress. But instead of dealing with the overall Christian ...


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Hardship Can Cause Spiritual Growth

Bristlecone Pines are fascinating trees that grow in the western mountain regions of the United States. Sometimes as high as two or more miles above sea ...


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Christian Discipleship Is Costly

You can pay extra these days to buy jeans with ready-made holes that make them look old. You can buy spray-on mud so that your 4x4 looks as if it’s ...


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Slow Walking with Jesus

Consider this point made by W. E. Adams, C. S. Lewis' spiritual director for a season:

We can advance along the road to perfection only by walking ...

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Crucial Questions About Masturbation

Of the hundreds of men I’ve counseled about their sexual addictions, not one has told me that after masturbating he felt stronger, more confident, ...


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Self-Proclaimed ‘Old Coots’ Offer Life Advice at Farmers Market

The group of retired friends who meet every Saturday morning at a Salt Lake City deli were growing tired of the same conversation each week. Sure, they ...


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Suffering – A Path to Greater Godliness

In a recent blog, Randy Alcorn discusses why God allows suffering in the lives of his people:

Mountain climbers could save time and energy if they reached ...


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Old Trees don't Get Taller, They Bulk Up like a Bodybuilder

Old trees may not grow taller every year, but they do keep bulking up—like a human bodybuilder. That's the summary of recent research into the life ...


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The Humbling Journey from a Dignified Life to Fatherhood

Jonathan Last, a writer for the Weekly Standard, claims, that he was once reasonably dignified. "I dressed like a gentleman and luxuriated in the cultural ...


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Writers and TV Shows Reveal Pain of Aging

In 1975, a 63-year-old Elizabeth Bishop wrote to her long-time friend and fellow poet Robert Lowell, who was then 58 and just two years from his death. ...


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