Our past, and that of our family and ancestors, can make us feel either proud or ashamed, depending on their deeds, background or reputation. With God, our past doesn’t matter. He sees us as we are today. What a blessing! Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Past, present and future  My mom researched both her parents’…

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In today’s society, we often use the term “love” loosely and without thought. But the word has several meanings, of which we need to be aware. I offer you three. Eternal Perspectives      by Sally Bair Love Valentine’s Day may be over, but love never ends. And in the Bible, it has several forms. Eros, a…

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Many of us are prisoners of something or someone, whether it is a family member, an illness, or a problem we don’t know how to solve. But God is able to free us. All we need to do is ask in faith. Eternal perspectives      by Sally Bair Surrender When I was young, during the Second…

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  A few years ago I took to heart Jesus’ words to “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations …” (Matthew 28:19) a friend and I signed up for a two-week mission trip to Saltillo, Mexico, with a group of 30 young people and three other chaperones. The sponsoring church in Saltillo was…

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Beginnings and endings fascinate me. Being a writer, whether of fiction or truth, I learned that a good beginning also demands a good ending. We probably all can recall reading stories that didn’t satisfy us because of a slow or poorly-written beginning, or an ending that gave no emotional satisfaction. A strong, sturdy beginning with…

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