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Psalm 118 Can Change Your Life

05/19/2015

It looked like it was going to be an all-day dreary event, and I was already too sullen and crabby. Several years ago, Larry and I had been hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail and on day number four, we woke up greeted with a cold, rainy, dreary, day. It looked like it was going […]

Forgotten Gifts

11/28/2013

Today’s wisdom is from God: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, “Give thanks in all circumstances.” Maybe right now your life is dark and dismal and it is difficult to be grateful. Maybe the following will remind you of gifts you possess . . . even in the dark times of life: GIVE THANKS: If you woke […]

Giving Thanks In Captivity

11/28/2014

On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart was taken from her home in the middle of the night by a religious fanatic, Brian Mitchell.  She was kept chained, dressed in disguise, repeatedly raped and told she and her family would be killed if she tried to escape. In her book, My Story, Elizabeth further describes […]

Max and Wing-Tip Shoes

11/04/2011

Hello Mrs. Cousins: This is Max.  I am a former student of yours. I do not think I ever had an opportunity to thank you.  You were instrumental in the successes I have enjoyed in my life.  I was a lost kid looking for someone to understand me.  I wore a hearing aide, which was an […]

Elvis and Wing-Tip Shoes

This is Elvis Evans. I am a former student of yours from way back in the days of 1977-78.

I do not think I ever had an opportunity to thank you. You were instrumental in the successes I have enjoyed in my life. In 1977, I was a lost kid looking for someone to understand me. I wore a hearing aide, which was an anomaly back then. I was also epileptic and wore orthopedic shoes, which back then only came in one style; wing tip.