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Story Harvest

Joel’s Dream

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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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Losing Control

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I recently lost my mother to cancer, and since then, I feel the most comfortable when I rely solely on myself to control my life. …

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Purrfect Peace

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That chilly November Thursday began with the all too familiar beep, beep, beep of my alarm clock. Like every other day, I groggily woke up, …

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Beautiful Spectrum

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They say that color is subjective; it really is. Humans are only able to distinguish a fragment of the spectrum, and dogs even less. So …

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The Need for Forgiveness

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With long strides, the Yul Brynner look-alike attired in an expensive business suit, rushed through the airport. Yet his briefcase is what caught my attention. Costly …

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Putting Away Christmas

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In many households, as well as mine, somewhere near the first of the year, the inevitable putting away of Christmas occurs. The holidays are over …

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Do You Love Me?

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I was in my very first days as a minister when my senior pastor asked me one Sabbath morning to visit someone who had called …

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Absent-Minded

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When Rudy, our firstborn, started college, I knew it was apron-string-cutting time, even though he still lived at home. But it wasn’t easy to do, …

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