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To Kiss a Leper

One day while Francis was praying fervently to God, he received an answer: "O Francis, if you want to know my will, you must hate and despise all ...


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Diseases that Heal the Soul

God is often (in some sense) nearer to us, and more effectually present with us, in sickness than in health. ... He often sends diseases of the body to ...


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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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Humble in Death

I've been blessed by some truly humble people. One I remember most is Joan Hollister Gilbert. Joan was a delightful person who had a long, difficult, ...


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Michelle Akers Surrenders to God

By college, Michelle [Akers] had become an All-American soccer star, earning ESPN's woman athlete of the year in 1985—the same year the United States ...


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Beethoven's Unknowing Self-Poisoning

An Illinois scientist recently uncovered the likely cause of Ludwig von Beethoven's death. After studying strands of Beethoven's hair, Dr. William Walsh, ...


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Why Does It Hurt?

A man went to see his doctor in an acute state of anxiety. "Doctor," he said, "you have to help me. I'm dying. Everywhere I touch it hurts. I touch my ...


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Teen's Sacrifice Saves Baby

Jeff Leeland had just accepted a teaching position at Kamiakin Junior High in Seattle, Washington. The family had endured months of Dad's driving to and ...


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Rosie: Life More Than Lipstick

The July 2001 issue of Rosie O'Donnell's magazine, Rosie, features a cover photo of the TV personality herself—dressed in a hospital smock, grimacing, ...


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Necessary Nails

In the lower Congo region of Africa, tribal artisans are often called upon to craft nkisi nkongi, or "power objects." These wooden fetishes, usually in ...


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