Category: Inspirational

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The Smallest Fireman

The twenty-six year old mother stared down at her son who was dying of terminal leukemia. Although her heart was filled with sadness, she also had a strong feeling of determination. Like any parent she wanted her son to grow up and fulfill all his dreams. Now that was no longer possible. The leukemia would see to that. But she still wanted her son's dreams to come true.
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I’m Too Blessed to be Stressed

I refuse to be discouraged To be sad or to cry I refuse to be downhearted And here's the reason why: I have a God who is almighty Who is sovereign and supreme I have a God who loves me And I am on his team
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The Perfect Heart

One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley. A large crowd gathered and they all admired his heart for it was perfect. There was not a mark or a flaw in it. Yes, they all agreed it truly was the most beautiful heart they had ever seen. The young man was very proud and boasted more loudly about his beautiful heart.
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Stepping Stones

The Lord came to me like a dream one day And asked, "why do you sorrow?" I answered, "Lord my life is so full of pain, I can't face one more tomorrow." The Lord sat down beside me And gently took my hand. He said, "Let Me explain to you And then you'll understand.
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Traveling On Your Knees

Last night I took a journey To a land across the seas. I didn't go by ship or plane I traveled on my knees. I saw so many people there In bondage to their sin, And Jesus told me I should go, That there were souls to win.
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A Walk in the Rain

She must have been 6 years old, this beautiful brown haired, freckled-faced Image of innocence. Her Mom looked like someone from the Walton's or a moment captured by Norman Rockwell. Not that she was old-fashioned. Her brown hair was ear length with enough curl to appear natural. She had on a pair of tan shorts and light blue knit shirt. Her sneakers were white with a blue trim. She looked like a Mom.
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The Yellow Shirt

The baggy yellow shirt had long sleeves, four extra-large pockets trimmed in black thread and snaps up the front. It was faded from years of wear, but still in decent shape. I found it in 1963 when I was home from college on Christmas break, rummaging through bags of clothes Mom intended to give away.
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The Fern and the Bamboo

One day I decided to quit...I quit my job, my relationship, my spirituality.... I wanted to quit my life. I went to the woods to have one last talk with God. "God", I said. "Can you give me one good reason not to quit?"