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“I KNOW MY OWN” – What is my response?

The guillemot is the common name for several species of seabird in the auk family. The small arctic seabird lives on the rocky cliffs of northern coastal regions, breeding on narrow cliff ledges in dense colonies that vary in size … Continue reading

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I MUST LOSE IN ORDER TO GAIN?

SADHU SUNDAR SINGH and a companion were travelling through a pass in the Himalayas when they came across a body lying in the snow. They found he was barely alive. Singh wanted to stop and help the man but his … Continue reading

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THIS MASSIVE BRIDGE started from a kite string

Nearly 170 years ago, the mighty Niagara Falls, previously known only to the local Native Americans, was becoming the new tourism Mecca, but the only way to cross the imposing gorge was to go upstream and take a turbulent ride … Continue reading

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WOULD YOUR ANSWER BE THE SAME?

William Kelly (1821-1906) was an outstanding student of the Bible whose scholarship and spirituality made him a real power for God in Great Britain at the close of the 1800s. His library contained 15,000 books and he had detailed knowledge … Continue reading

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JOHN SUNG IS DEAD!

JOHN SUNG looked down and saw himself in a coffin and heard a voice declare “John Sung is dead” John Sung’s father was pastor of the local Church in China, and young John helped in the ministry and even preached. … Continue reading

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BEATEN because she couldn’t see the goal

The California coast was shrouded in fog the morning of 4th July 1952. Twenty one miles to the west, on Catalina Island, a 34 year old woman waded into the water and began swimming toward California, determined to be the … Continue reading

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THREATENED BY A RAT – it could have changed the war!

Sir Frederick Handley Page, CBE, FRAeS (1885 – 1962) was an English industrialist who was a pioneer in the aircraft industry and was known as the father of the heavy bomber. He was best known for large aircraft such as … Continue reading

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SWEET or SOUR? A fragrant perfume?

A farmer invited a friend into his apple orchard to taste the fruit and make some fresh apple cider. But the friend gently refused. After he also refused another invitation, the farmer said, “I guess you must be prejudiced against … Continue reading

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STUNTED GROWTH: Novelty or tragedy

Have you ever seen a bonsai tree? The best ones have all the features and appearances of a fully-grown tree but only have a small fraction of the size.

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HIT THE NAIL – NOT THE NAILS!

A carpenter hammers hundreds of nails most days, so gets lots and lots of practice. He soon learns that the most important thing is to keep one’s eye on the nail—not on the thumb or fingers holding the nail. It … Continue reading

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