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Jan/Feb 2015

  • courage
  • 2nd chances
  • not your Sunday tunes
  • and more!

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Surviving Suicide

Sarah Arthur

When a person dies, the loved ones left behind are called survivors. Well, that’s me. I’m a survivor. I was left behind when…

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No One Cries Alone

Gerrit Scott Dawson

Christmas is a time for bright lights, festive decorations, parties, and gifts. Everyone seems happy, maybe even you, although someone you love has died. Then unexpectedly, the grief…

01/30/15 at 09:10 AM

BEING A FRIEND

Sierra Klotz & Dave Hagemann

Bear one another’s burdens.

Galatians 6:2a (NRSV)

During my sophomore year, a friend asked me if he would die if he jumped out the window. Another friend showed me scars that she had etched into her…

01/28/15 at 07:59 AM

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Surviving Suicide

Sarah Arthur

When a person dies, the loved ones left behind are called survivors. Well, that’s me. I’m a survivor. I was left behind when a good friend committed suicide.

01/26/15 at 07:15 AM

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Pray for God’s World

The Ecumenical Prayer Cycle

In the week ahead, offer prayers for the people of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

01/25/15 at 03:00 PM

Cultivate Courage

Describe in your journal a few situations you will encounter in the next few weeks, in which you will need to trust the Lord and to cultivate a courageous…

01/23/15 at 01:43 PM

Keep the Faith

Charlie Deatrick, 19

When I feel down and all I want to do is quit, I read 2 Timothy 4:6–8. It reminds me that I must keep the faith and…

01/22/15 at 02:21 PM

SMALL ACTS OF COURAGE

Wesley Overhults

Each one helps the other, saying to one another, “Take courage!”

Isaiah 41:6 (NRSV)

When I hear the word courage, I think of people who perform heroic deeds. I think of firefighters who leap into burning buildings or soldiers who travel overseas to…

01/21/15 at 07:24 AM

Together As One

Case Ayers, 15

If everyone cared a little bit more about one another, lives would be changed. Lives would be saved.

What if each of us loved our neighbors—not just the people who…

01/18/15 at 02:49 PM

Be the Change

Wesley Overhults

Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” When we talk about injustices in the world, we often wish someone would come along and…

01/17/15 at 02:30 PM

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SOLE2SOUL

Carolyn Caines

Knowing that a pair of shoes could change the life of a child, Amy Gowen and…

01/15/15 at 03:15 PM

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