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She defied death and discovered new life

Eat To Live

I Did It

Biblical Principals, choices, God, God's Will, Guest Blogger, Truth

“Fatal Failure” Should Be An Oxymoron

God, God's Will, God's Word, Grace, Grace / Mercy, Guest Blogger, Jesus, Relationship With God, Service, The Gospel

The Healer

By Helen Murray
Guest Blogger

“…a ruler came and knelt before him (Jesus) and said, ‘My daughter has just died. But come and put your hand on her, and she will live.‘ Jesus got up and went with him, and so did his disciples.
Just then, a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak.” Matthew 9:18-22 and Luke 8:40-48 Continue reading


Persistence Part III

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” Calvin Coolidge.

Sarah’s husband died suddenly in his sleep in their house. He exhibited no signs of health problems and went to bed the last night of his life wrapped in Sarah’s arms. Continue reading


Persistence Part II

Most everyone knows a story or two about people who persevere in life. People like to repeat those stories and others like to hear them. Many persistence stories grab us by the heart strings. We tear up sometimes when we hear them. Many of the stories leave lasting  impressions on us.

Why is that? Continue reading


Persistence Part I

David couldn’t play the piano. Every week his mom, a single mother, brought him to me for his lesson; but she never came in with him. Week after week David tried his best to play, but he didn’t have a grasp of tone or rhythm. He didn’t quit, and he never got frustrated. He told me every week that someday his mom would hear him play.

One day David stopped coming. Continue reading