I haven’t met anyone that hasn’t had their own bushel of troubles during their lifetime. The funny thing is that we can always find someone whose bushel wasn’t a full as ours, and we can always find someone whose bushel is much fuller. Trouble is indeed relative. The only thing we all have in common…

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Let the nations know that they are but men. — Psalm 9:20. Well technically they are but men and women, but you get David’s point. It has always bothered me that we assume someone is our enemy or evil because of their nationality, when in truth those who wish us harm or death are a select…

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What do we do when we see or hear of an injustice? Everyone these days recognizes the injustice of slavery, the Holocaust, the Spanish Inquisition, etc., and I think most of us see injustices of different degrees of magnitude in current times. What we must ask ourselves when we see or hear of an injustice…

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My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart. — Psalm 7:10. I’m not sure I’m “upright in heart,” but I think all of us feel the need for a little protection every now and then. The news is full of the rumblings of war, planes are falling from the sky, and in each…

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“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier’…” — Alfred Lord Tennyson. The theme of my New Year’s Resolutions this year will be “it will be happier.” Not that 2019 was an unhappy year, in fact it was a very good year, but there is nothing wrong with hoping…

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