Category Archives: Gratitude

If You Aren’t Looking for Happiness – It Can Be Yours!

How would you like to be happier? That’s like asking, “How would you like to be less thirsty?” or “How would you like to have more money?” Everyone would be happy to be happier! Harvard researchers have made some discoveries … Continue reading

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Why Them and Not Us?

68 years ago today, allied forces invaded Normandy and began the liberation of Europe. It is fitting that we honor the survivors, remember the sacrifice of the fallen, and attempt to learn from their courage. The awful price paid for … Continue reading

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“How the Mighty Have Fallen”

meŸmoŸriŸal adj.  \mə-ˈmȯr-ē-əl\ def. serving to preserve remembrance[i] On a day that is set aside to remember our fallen, I suspect that many of us have forgotten the significance of the holiday, and therefore, the significance of the sacrifice. In … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

Two ministerial students from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, were doing summer evangelistic work in a rural area near Montgomery. One hot day they stopped their car in front of a farmhouse and proceeded up the path through a gauntlet … Continue reading

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Grateful

What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory? Perhaps, like me I immediately think of the years my entire family has been able to gather together and enjoy a delicious meal and uninterrupted time with one another. While those memories are priceless, … Continue reading

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