The Monday Memo by Glen Pitts

For years the world has enjoyed the success of advancements in many areas. In countless ways we are much better off than our forefathers.  Even I can remember horse-drawn milk delivery wagons, ice boxes to keep food from spoiling and scrub boards to wash clothes.  But – has all our …

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A CONGLOMERATE OF THOUGHTS

I have been helping out with a mission in Portugal this past May and have not had the time to put together a personal article for my EncouraGem readers. However, I have been reading a book called ‘The Best of A.W. Tozer’ compiled by Warren W. Wiersbe.  I felt compelled …

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FATHER’S DAY

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 Fatherhood apparently begins the moment your child is born. However, I believe it happens when you are first entrusted to actually hold the child. I can’t imagine who has the …

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PORTRAIT COMPLETED by Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham began this poem for her mother when she was nineteen years old on Mother’s Day 1940. She finished it thirty-four years later on November 8, 1974, the day her mother died. PORTRAIT COMPLETED As the portrait is unconscious of the master artist’s touch, unaware of growing beauty, …

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