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Reflections from a Dad Taking a Daughter to College

  I parked my car in the garage last night. And I cried. For years, that spot’s been reserved for my daughter Jordan. My car remains outside so hers can rest inside. Left-side garage is home for her blue Toyota Corolla. But no longer. Yesterday we took Jordan and her Corolla to college at Lipscomb University. […]

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Three Things God Delivers in the Darkness

  John Ortberg writes of a study which asked people to identify a time when they grew the most. We might think that people would select some bright and sunny moment from the past, some summit, some mountain-top experience. Instead, they chose just the opposite. Repeatedly people identified moments of suffering as times when they […]

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Deep Shadow Faith

    A few nights ago, just before I climbed into bed, our Yorkshire Terrier began barking at our back door. Thinking that Dasher just needed to relieve himself, our son opened the door for Dasher. That ball of fur leapt from the brightly lit kitchen area inside the house to the dimly lit back porch […]

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The Treasure of Today

  Two of the main chacters in Anthony Doerr’s book All The Light We Cannot See are a blind girl named Marie-Laure and her father. Prior to World War II, her father works as a master locksmith at Paris’ Natural Museum of History. He is entrusted with preserving the treasures of museum. His skills are especially […]

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