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Staring at the Closed Door

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ...


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Confusion of Wills

It sounds terribly spiritual to say "God led me", but I am always suspicious of a person who implies that he has a "personal" pipeline ...


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Selfish Peace

Several years ago I knew a girl who had signed a contract to teach. In August she received another offer from a school closer to where she wanted to live. ...


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Longing for the Closed Door

When one door closes, another one opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened ...


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Dangerous Assumption

I have not heard recently of committee business adjourned because those present were still awaiting the arrival of the Spirit of God. I have known projects ...


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Redwoods in the Desert

I suppose that the worst thing we can do with our lives is actively pursue wickedness: oppression, rape, hatred--they are hideous. But doing things that ...


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Part of God's Plan

I have a sign in the mirror of my room I see it every morning in my groggy condition, when I first wake up: WHAT HAVE YOU GOT GOING TODAY, GOD? I'D ...


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Misguided Requests

Oh, I wish that God had not given me what I prayed for! It was not so good as I thought.


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Keep Your Balance

I spent much of my ninth summer on a bicycle. About a mile from our house the road went down a steep hill and turned sharply at the bottom. Coasting down ...


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I Love Jesus, But...

I love Jesus, but want to hold on to my own friends even when they do not lead me closer to Jesus. I love Jesus, but want to hold on to my own independence ...


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