Inspirations

Cruise Control

The original technology behind automotive cruise control has been around for more than two centuries. Yet Uncle Sam only issued the patent for a constant speed regulator in 1955. It took the Arab oil embargo of 1973-74, which spurred interest in saving gasoline, before millions...

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The Gift Of “No”

The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.  (Psalm 37:23  NLT) Were you expecting a gift this Christmas that never arrived?  Are you feeling disappointed because your prayer wasn't answered?  Stop and consider this: sometimes God, the giver of...

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Dealing With The Blues

If you deal with "the blues", you are in some good company.  President Abraham Lincoln, recognized as one of the greatest presidents in U.S. history, suffered from "the melancholy" as did such national leaders as presidents John Adams and Calvin Coolidge. Legendary authors Charles Dickinson, William...

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What Are You Praying For?

The Queen of Versailles was a hit at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. It described a rich couple who could no longer afford their 90,000-square-foot mansion with 30 bathrooms, 10 kitchens and tennis courts. A resort developer, the husband got wiped out after the economic...

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Jesus Knows and Understands You

Does anyone know everything about you? That can be a scary thought. Even married couples sometimes hide the truth because they don’t want to hurt the other person’s feelings. Who wants to honestly answer questions like: Do you think I’ve put on too much weight?...

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God is love.

Ever encounter someone who acted like your friend, yet could never find time to meet for lunch or do something on the weekend? Did a relative claim to love you, but never managed to make it to your birthday parties, or for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or...

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God Is With You.

Life is hard. So hard you need more than self-reliance to make it through. This is why God built society from the ground up. He started with parents, followed by children, families and communities. No matter how rich, how famous, or how many achievements you...

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The Kind of Love That Lasts

Gifts. Who doesn’t enjoy them? Yet whatever Christmas, birthday, graduation or other presents you received from a parent, favorite relative or friend, over time those gifts will mean far less than the memories of the person who gave them. Inside that wrapped box, gift bag or...

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God Loves Children

Ever wonder how God feels about children? Psalm 127:3 (NIV) calls them “a heritage from the Lord.” When God wanted to bless Abraham, the founder of Israel, he promised to make Abraham’s offspring as numerous as the stars in the sky (Genesis 15:5). The Bible...

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