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Wherever you find fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ who have received God’s grace and love others as God has loved them, you will find disciples in disguise.

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Last year, I planted a rose bush in our garden, a knockout rose that produces deep red fragrant blooms. Winter came, the flowers faded and the leaves withered. The bush spent weeks buried beneath a bone-chilling snow in Colorado.

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For much of the world, 2020 was more of a nightmare than a dream. The physical, emotional and economic struggles brought all the nations of the Earth to their knees. But finally, the first light of a new day appears to be dawning. It’s time to dream again.

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When many of us have had to distance from family, friends, co-workers and classmates, our pets have stepped up. Our pets become part of the family. If they're that important on Earth, will there be animals in heaven?

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Countries around the world set aside a special day for mothers. It is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, India, Brazil, Germany, Ethiopia and the Philippines. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day an official holiday starti…

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This Sunday evening, the world will watch the Academy Awards. It’s an odd year, with most theaters closed during COVID-19, and many productions hampered or postponed. The event itself will be adjusted for COVID-19 precautions. Still, careers will be made, and new movies will become instant c…

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There was a time in Western music that most music was sacred music. European monarchs commissioned favored musicians to create the tapestry of tunes to be played in the greatest cathedrals and their smallest private chapels. Folk tunes also were incorporated into this growing body of sacred songs.

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In 2009, I bought a 1977 Volkswagen Bug. Every fender was dented, and it had no bumpers. Peeling paint fluttered in the wind. It was on its last legs.

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When I was growing up my father would occasionally put his hand on my shoulder, grin at me with his deep dimpled smile and say, “You’re as handy as a pocket on a shirt.”

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I bought my first computer in 1982, a Commodore 64. It used a 340k floppy disc and operated with machine language. After typing in the machine code, the little floppy started to whirr ... and whirr ... and whirr a little more. It whirred so long that I could get a cup of coffee or make a san…