March 3, 2020
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Where Are We Going?

One of the most famous and influential justices of the U. S. Supreme Court was Oliver Wendell Holmes, who served on the Court for thirty years at the beginning of the 20th century. He was known for his brilliant mind—and also for being rather absent...

Is This Our Year?

In the Gospel of Luke (13:6-9), Jesus provides us with the Parable of the Barren Fig Tree: There once was a person who had a fig tree planted in his orchard, and when he came in search of fruit on it but found none, he said to the gardener, ‘For...

Discerning and Acting Upon God’s Will

I went to a store to purchase a few small items. When I went to check out, the total came to ten-dollars and eighteen-cents. I gave the cashier twenty-one dollars. The cashier took the money, but looking a little confused, started to fumble through...

Blind To Our Ultimate Purpose In Life

My mother was blind. She had lost her sight when she was about 40 years old. She went home to be with the Lord when she was 88 years old. So my mom lived more than half of her life deprived of sight. But in spite of her handicap, my mom had a...

Is There a Purpose to Life?

Years ago there was a poor family—a husband, wife, and son—who lived in a simple cabin in a rural area. They didn’t have very much in the way of material things, but they had plenty of love; the parents in particular made sure to share their love...