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Signs

We are so accustomed to signs that we don’t realize how much they dictate our actions. They tell us where we are, when to stop or yield, how fast we should go, and where to turn. They tell us where to buy doughnuts or clothing, where to spend the night, how much gas costs, or where…

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It’s Hard to Pray . . .

Have you ever been in the middle of family tension—i.e. a fight—just before a meal? Everybody sits down to an awkward silence because nobody wants to pray. It’s hard to pray in an angry atmosphere, especially if you are part of the ruckus. When the privilege falls to me, my first reaction is, “I don’t…

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