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Caring for Her Husband’s Love Child

By Rusty Wright Would you volunteer to care for your spouse’s love child? When I visited Debbie and Gary Fuller in late April, they were sharing a studio apartment with – and caring for – Solana Cortez, whose recent double-lung … Continue reading

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Mercies in the Midst of Pain

Because of the LORD’s faithful love we do not perish, for His mercies never end. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness! I say: The LORD is my portion, therefore I will put my hope in Him. Lamentations … Continue reading

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Afflictions Produce Hope

But we rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance, endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope. This hope does not disappoint, because God’s love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy … Continue reading

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Why Do I Write?

In John Gardner’s book, On Moral Fiction, he asserts: Art begins in a wound, an imperfection—a wound inherent in the nature of life itself—and is an attempt either to learn to live with the wound or to heal it. It … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Bitter, Get Better

Ruth 1:20-22 (Amplified Bible) And she said to them, Call me not Naomi [pleasant]; call me Mara [bitter], for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me. I went out full, but the Lord has brought me home again empty. Why … Continue reading

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Dear God, I Hurt

Then Job answered: I wish my suffering could be weighed and my misery put on scales. My sadness would be heavier than the sand of the seas. Job 6:1-3 New Century Version I hate my life, so I will complain … Continue reading

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Hiding God’s Word in Our Hearts

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 There is a Bible verse to help us during every season in life. Memorizing verses that apply to a specific struggle can be … Continue reading

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The Role of Suffering in Our Lives

by Melissa Main Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his loved into our … Continue reading

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