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Why I Choose to Study God’s Words

Why I Choose to Study God’s Words

The following is a note from a tween girl’s diary about her determination to study about God in 2021.Last year my family started studying about God and His principles as a family. After talking together, we decided to make sure to continue studying in 2021. At one...

Stop Floating, Start Swimming

Stop Floating, Start Swimming

The following is a reflection from a college student. He concludes that life is more fulfilling when we stop going with the flow and commit to living for a larger purpose.  I recently went on a very refreshing, beautiful hike in the wintry mountains of Washington...

A Chair Needs All 4 of Its Legs

A Chair Needs All 4 of Its Legs

It was in the middle of a busy day, week, month. Rushing, rushing between work, kids, cleaning, cooking… I sat down to take a moment, not knowing that one of our wooden chairs had taken one too many hits. I eased back, expecting the chair to hold my weight, only to...

Taking out the Trash

Taking out the Trash

The other day, I changed the lightbulbs in the bathroom, but I forgot to throw away the old ones.  The next morning, I walked into the bathroom and saw the new lights shining. Above them sat the old light bulbs dangerously perched on a narrow ledge above the mirror. ...

Tending Our Gardens

Tending Our Gardens

We have a beautiful yard at the house we are currently renting. I always feel it was clear this was a haven of beauty and serenity for the previous owners. I often imagine an elderly couple where the husband designed the garden out of his deep love for his wife. I...

Plan, but Leave Room for God

Plan, but Leave Room for God

We have had quite a year, with so many unexpected, unprecedented events, not just in our lives, but in the world. My son approached me one morning. He sat next to me at the table and asked, “Mom, how do you plan for the future when things are so unsure.” I could feel...

Going Deep – Life Lessons from Plumbing

Going Deep – Life Lessons from Plumbing

We had a clogged sink. First, we noticed the water started draining slower. Gradually, it stopped draining at all. And that is when we panicked. A clogged anything is not a good thing, let alone the bathroom sink. We tried liquid plumber to clear the pipes. That, we...

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