Monday, November 28 2022 - 1:16 PM

Dick Duerksen

writes from the Pacific Northwest.

A Recipe for Hope

graveyard

God Says: “Trust me, and I will make everything new” (2 Corinthians 5:17). It’s hard to trust in a graveyard. There’s something dark and brooding …

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A Cheerful Heart

happy mother and baby

“A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones” (Proverbs 17:22). The verbal picture was hilarious and brought knee-slapping laughter …

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Forty-Nine Legs

man with leg prosthetic riding bike

Most of today’s news is of the “wars and rumors of wars” variety. However, there are occasional bursts of hope, even where the odor of …

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Joel’s Dream

cement work

Four years ago, Joel Vasquez had a dream. He wasn’t much of a night dreamer, and this one woke him straight up out of bed …

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What I Deserve

man holding umbrella over himself and little girl

“If God gave me everything I deserve, I’d have nothing left but bruises.” Two words in this quote make me really uncomfortable. “Deserve” and “Bruises.” …

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The End of Camp

We were studying about the last Days…raging fires, shivering mountains, approaching soldiers, and fearful saints. We charted the Time of Jacob’s Trouble, the Time of …

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God’s Picnic

I have no pictures, except in my mind. We closed the door at 6:32 this morning, locked it, and began our daily two-mile walk. Even …

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God’s Picnic

We closed the door at 6:32 this morning, locked it, and began our daily 2-mile walk. Even though some of our muscles have been stretched …

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