November 2015 Final Issue
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Real Stories

Trusting in His Promise


There are truths we can claim over our lives as believers, promises God has given us in His word. We know we are reconciled to God through Jesus’ death. We know our sins are forgiven. We know God is with ...

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Becoming Me


What was your name, little girl? What’s your name? Lynyrd Skynrd I was named after my maternal grandmother, Betty Malady. ‘Betty’ was the perfect name for a sweet, elderly woman, who always smelled like donuts and strawberry shortcake. But for ...

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Preparing For Kingdom Life Now


I recently had the privilege of visiting the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. I was so thankful that my husband suggested that we tour the gardens first before the impending rain came. As I walked through hundreds of acres of ...

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Flying the Friendly Skies


From my earliest memories I was fascinated by everything that was associated with aviation. When I was very young and we had to fly to our vacation destination, I wanted the window seat. I was mesmerized by the ground operations ...

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Bahamian Flag


Recently my daughter lost her flag. For most of us, this is really kind of a non-event. Just basically a no-big-deal kind of a thing. But in the world of Autism, it is earth-shattering. You see, Autistic individuals tend to ...

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Keep Calm Build Bridges


It was a hot summer afternoon and I had just finished my shift as a short order cook/waitress. I had worked this same job throughout high school and during college breaks when I was home. One last summer course was ...

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The Joy of Rollercoasters


I love roller coasters. I love all kinds: suspension, steel, wooden, stand-up…you name it, I’ll ride it. I grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania, where at least one summer trip to Kennywood Park each year was a must. My brother and ...

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Created For Truth


Have you ever known a young kid who just blurted out what he or she saw? Like saying how big the birthmark is on the face of the waiter who just happens to be taking your order at that very ...

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Wear Your Pearls Everyday


As a little girl, I was particularly fond of my Aunt Ruth. She was very fashionable. I loved to watch her dress for church on Sunday mornings. She fussed with her curly hair, selected her outfit, and then added the ...

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Chosen For Tamale


It is amazing how God can change your life if you let Him. Have you ever been so happy you can’t stop smiling? Or so excited about your life that you want to burst? Have you ever experienced the freedom ...

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