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Onward & forward

“Pay as little attention to discouragements as possible. Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough or smooth — rain or shine. To carry your cargo and make your port is the point.” — Maltbie D. Babcock

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“What do you want me to do for you?”

My reading for the day takes me to the story of a blind beggar who receives his sight (Luke 18:35–43). Day after day the beggar sat beside the road. One day a crowd passed by. He asked what all the … Continue reading

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Persistent Dandelion

One lonely dandelion braves the fall frost. Winter encroaches not far behind, yet a burst of yellow flower and green stem still stands tall. Colored leaves from nearby trees gently fall and nestle near the vibrant, persistent soldier. Most would … Continue reading

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