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Explaining Death

A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said, ‘Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.’ Very quietly, the doctor said, ‘I don’t know.’ ‘You don’t know? You’re, a Christian man, and don’t know …

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Sit. Stay. Pray.

This pastor was struggling to get people to come to church. Then she received a remarkable—and adorable—answer to her prayers. By Rachel Bickford Sunday afternoon, five o’clock sharp. The organ hums while I set refreshments on the front table and walk to the pulpit. I’m the pastor of Pilgrim Congregational …

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Sleep Through A Storm

A Parable-like Story — Author Unknown A young man applied for a job as a farmhand.  When the farmer asked for his qualifications, he said, “I can sleep through a storm.” This puzzled the farmer… but he liked the young man.  So he hired him. A few weeks later, the …

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Doggy Jokes

The Talking Dog A guy is driving around Tennessee and he sees a sign in front of a house:Talking Dog For Sale. He rings the bell and the owner tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a Labrador Retriever sitting there. …

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Cowboy Wisdom

— Author Unknown  Don’t name a pig you plan to eat.  Country fences need to be horse high, pig tight, and bull strong.  Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.  Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.  Life is …

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Went Fishing… Caught 4 Deer

“Kindness is the language the blind can see and the deaf can hear.”  – Mark Twain By Tom Satre A once in the history of mankind kind of thing. The Best Day Of Fishing Ever! Some fishing  stories are a little hard to believe but this guy has pictures to prove his …

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Golden Retriever Looking to the right

This golden retriever has a nose for finding baseballs, even in the afterlife! — By Shauna Kattler, Kirkland, Washington The day finally came we had long been dreading. My husband, Dean, and I knew it was time to say goodbye to our beloved golden retriever, Ripley. The vet was coming …

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The Pastor’s Cat

Dwight Nelson recently told a true story about the pastor of his church. He had a kitten that climbed up a tree in his backyard and then was afraid to come down. The pastor coaxed, offered warm milk, etc. The kitty would not come down. The tree was not sturdy enough to …

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14-year old Dog, Abbey

Our 14-year-old dog Abbey died last month. The day after she passed away my 4-year-old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. I told …

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