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Failure and Perseverance

When he was seven years old, his family was forced out of their home on a legal technicality, and he had to work to help support them. At age nine, his ...


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Mirror of Grace

My wife is ... a mirror. When I have sinned against her, my sin appears in the suffering of her face. Her tears reflect with terrible accuracy my selfishness. ...


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Joyless Christians

The glum, sour faces of many Christians. ... They rather give the impression that, instead of coming from the Father's joyful banquet, they have just ...


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Many Faces of Grief

Author Edgar Jackson poignantly describes grief:

Grief is a young widow trying to raise her three children, alone. Grief is the man so filled with shocked ...


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God's Favorite Gift

There is a story from the Middle Ages about a young woman who was expelled from heaven and told that she would be readmitted if she would bring back the ...


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Nourishing Tears

The same tears that break our hearts may also nourish us in ways that matter most to God.


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There Is Always Room for Joy

Good Friday came after Christmas, but the angels still sang at the manger. In the midst of the hardest reality of life, there is always a welcome for ...


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Where Sorrow Should Go

God has removed the sting of death for each believer. I should save my sorrow for those without Christ and seek to win them.


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The Beginning of Despair

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered ...


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Forgotten Data

Tragedy is often like a giant eraser, cleaning our mental tapes of preceding data. Luke tells of two followers walking hurriedly away from Jerusalem, ...


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