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A La Carte (11/21)

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Why Are You Afraid? – Cornell, who writes from Kenya, grapples with the kind of fear few of us have had to experience–the threat of violence and terrorism that chases people from their homes and makes them fear for their lives.

A Visual Guide to the Unborn – Science and technology are always on the side of life. STR highlights a new iBook that sounds remarkable.

The Dirtiest Place in Your Home – Is the toilet seat the dirtiest place in your home? Turns out there are things far worse. “It’s one of the cleanest things you’ll run across in terms of micro-organisms,” he says. “It’s our gold standard – there are not many things cleaner than a toilet seat when it comes to germs.”

Areas of Neglect – Brian Croft points to three common areas of neglect in the life of the pastor. It’s often the seemingly small things that make such a difference.

So Long as You Rejoice – Mark Altrogge says that you don’t have to like what is happening to you, as long as you rejoice through it.

Teach me that if I do not live a life that satisfies Thee, I shall not have a life that satisfies myself. –Unknown Author (from The Valley of Vision)


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