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The Nature of Our Calling

Kirsten Strand writes:

I have learned that ignoring a calling can lead to depression, anger, frustration, and a deep dissatisfaction with life. And I have ...

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Cops Chase Little Old Lady

Nita Friedman is not the type of person you would imagine to be involved in a police pursuit. Still, that's what happened on U.S. highway 95 after ...

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Prisoners Find Liberation Hard to Accept

In his book Ghost Soldiers, Hampton Sides tells the story of a dramatic mission during World War II. On January 28th, 1945, 121 hand-selected Army Rangers ...

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James Thurber on Lessons to Learn Before Dying

Humorist James Thurber wrote:

"All human beings should try to learn, before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why."

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Wanted Man Caught by "Kiss Cam"

When David Horton decided to go to a Cincinnati Reds ballgame with his girlfriend, he knew he was a wanted man. He had failed to appear in court for a ...

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"Princess Diaries": Reluctant Royalty

The Princess Diaries tells the story of Amelia Thermopolis, a shy, awkward teen whose only goal in life is to be invisible. She tries to get through each ...

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The Inescapable

In The Divine Intruder, James R. Edwards recounts this story:

Wilmer McLean was a small farmer in the Shenandoah Valley in 1861. In the spring of that ...

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Hurrying Away from God

It is said that Dr. Mortimer Adler suddenly left a discussion group at a tea quite disgusted, slamming the door after him. One person trying to relieve ...

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