Where to find rewards for your faithfulness

In December of 1944, 18 members of a reconnaissance platoon held off a battalion of German troops in the Belgian village of Lanzerath.

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How you can achieve true spiritual health

A Greek legend tells of a man in ancient Athens who once saw the great storyteller Aesop playing games with some children.

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Where do you seek your approval?

One morning at his normal 8:30 AM staff meeting, President Harry Truman was brought a lavender envelope with a regal wax seal and flowing purple ribbons.

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How to experience joy in any circumstance

In 1858, the Illinois State Legislature used an obscure statute to send Stephen A. Douglas to the U.S. Senate instead of the winner of the election, Abraham Lincoln.

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How to get past the pain of the past

The American Civil War was the bloodiest conflict ever fought on American soil, leaving close to 750,000 people dead from the North and the South.

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The power of life-giving words

Chuck Swindoll tells the story of a young boy who lived with his grandfather in the Swiss Alps. The boy loved hearing the echo of his voice.

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Is your pain God’s plan?

Author Jay Kesler told a story of his first car accident. He had just gotten his driver’s license and was driving too close to the middle of a narrow road.

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Finding answers to the “whys” of life

The Boston Globe newspaper carries a daily column dedicated to answering questions from its readers. Some years ago, the paper listed the top ten unanswerable questions it had received.

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What kind of legacy will you leave?

A man named Milt Rood worked for years in Spokane, Washington as a car salesman. He was also very active with the Union Gospel Mission, working to help better the lives of juvenile delinquents.

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The dangers of a prejudiced mind

Mahatma Gandhi wrote in his autobiography that when he was young, he read the Gospels and was considering converting to Christianity.

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