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Sound and Fury That Signifies Something

One of the great treats to me in this last Thanksgiving break was a television concert presented by the Philadelphia Orchestra. It was Eugene Ormandy's ...


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Training for Failure

The increase of suicides, alcoholics, and even some forms of nervous breakdowns is evidence that many people are training for success when they should ...


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God and the Media

It could not possibly be the case that something men have invented, like the media, could never be serviceable to God. ... For instance, once when I was ...


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The End Colors Everything

It was a hot day--Tuesday, July 20, 1993, in Washington, D.C.--as Vincent Foster sat in the Rose Garden. That morning he watched as President Clinton ...


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A True Indication of Weakness

I'll tell you what weakness is. I think of a college senior--tall, good-looking, from a fine background, very bright, had invitations to attend four elite ...


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Err on the Side of Life

Alva B. Weir, an oncologist in Germantown, Tennessee, told this story:

"I was awakened from sleep by the telephone. On the other end of the line, a distraught ...


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Laurilee Keyes: Calm in a Crisis

With more than 100,000 visitors yearly, Focus on the Family's Colorado Springs campus is a busy place. That's how it was Thursday May 2, 1996. Laurilee ...


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The Despair of William Cowper

William Cowper (1731-1800)

Despite recurring mental illness, he wrote hymns on God's providence.

William Cowper's poetic achievements are remarkable in ...


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The Suicidal Hymnist

William Cowper, who wrote a classic hymn on God's providence--"God Moves in a Mysterious Way His Wonders to Perform"--tried a number of times to commit ...


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The War that Never Ended

I was saddened recently, as you were, to read in a feature story in the newspaper that our casualties in Vietnam were 58,000 dead, but there have been ...


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