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I’m really grateful for God’s allness and healing power. I was getting dressed when I started to sneeze.
As God’s grace reaches more and more people, there will be great thanksgiving, and God will receive more and more glory. —II Corinthians 4:15, New Living Translation [Thanksgiving] is a great time for get-togethers with family and friends.
Sometimes reaching “home”—literally and metaphorically—seems to take forever. However, a close look at this photograph suggests that the road need not seem long at all.
And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. — Jeremiah 29:13 When asked what the greatest commandment was, Jesus answered, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind” ( Matthew 22:37 ).
During the Vietnam War, when the United States had a draft, it came clearly to me that I could best fulfill my obligation to my country by volunteering for the draft. An account I’d read of an American lieutenant’s experiences in World War II had shaped my thought.
On a mild autumn evening, as I walk down 12th Street toward Catharine Street in South Philadelphia (called “Philly” by the locals), I hear laughter in the streets. Gathered together on porch steps, friends and families enjoy the breeze.
“I’m grateful for …” How might you finish that sentence? More important, how would you show your gratitude for the customized end to that sentence? Suppose a guest at a dinner party expressed their gratitude for the host’s manners. If that same person then kept their elbows on the table, ate with their hands and wiped them off on their shirt, and finished off the meal with a burp, do you think that individual’s gratitude is genuine? Of course not! The person did not support their “gratitude” with a sincere effort to demonstrate the principles behind what they claimed to appreciate.
I was a mother of young children when I began to experience some alarming symptoms. Although I was a student of Christian Science, I was so overcome with fear that I was inconsistent in praying for healing and decided to seek a medical diagnosis.
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