Surprise! Delight! Joy! All these emotions flashed across my wife’s face as she unwrapped the bouquet of assorted roses that I had brought home for her after work. Looking up, she asked quizzically, “What are these for?” I shrugged and said, “Because you like them, because I love you.”
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Why do we continue to drink the poison when we have the antidote?
12 ways that anger sickens us and how Mercy is only cure
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….And with the fall of the gavel it was over.
The judge looked at everyone in the court room slowly and carefully. He then hunched over the desk and scribbled furiously. We could hear his pen scratching the wood of the desk beneath the wood. Every once in a while, he would pick his head up, look around, and then hunch back over. Finally, when he was finished with his mad scribbling he looked up and
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Stunning! Breath-taking! Vivacious!
I can still remember the first time I met the young woman who became my wife. Those eyes: big, bright, and brown….
…….That smile, it reached from ear to ear and brilliant!
………………..Her laugh…well ok her laugh was loud and obnoxious, but the truth is it was also infectious.
She had caught my attention and my interest. And so, throwing caution to the wind, I pursued her relentlessly.
I knew who she was, but I didn’t know her yet. Little did I realize that in getting to know her, I would learn more about God’s love and God’s grace than I ever thought.
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“Fix it Daddy!”
My, then, 5 year-old daughter came running up to me, with tears running down her chubby little cheeks. In her trembling, stubby fingers were the remnants of a clay cup she had made and painted for me in her kindergarten “art class.”
No matter how hard I tried to calm her, to tell her it would be ok, she cried all the harder. I sat down at the kitchen table, put down some newspaper, and laid the shards and chunks out before me. With some superglue, a brush, and a magnifying glass, I spent several hours poring over the pieces trying to restore the little clay cup.
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