FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?       Esther 4:14 Neil and I were married fifty-nine years ago on August 18th 1956, in a little Baptist Church in Bracebridge. It was the magical hour of seven in the evening on a …

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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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A BIBLE OF HIS OWN

I have always had a hard time understanding how one went about introducing people to my faith and beliefs in such a way that there might be an acceptance, or at least the hope of not meeting with outright rejection. There have been some notable disasters which this amateur evangelist …

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A Brighter New Year

From sinking sand He lifted me, With tender hand He lifted me, From shades of night to plains of light, O praise His name, He lifted me!  Gabriel January Twenty-eleven for me was the beginning of a sorrowful year.  I had lost my husband the night before on New Years …

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