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Diyin God Bé Sodizin

Matthew 6:9 NihiTaa' yá ąąshdi honílóonii, nízhi' diyingo óolzin le', Matthew 6:10 Bee nóhólníihii náásgóó k'ee'ąą yilzhish le'. Áádóó bee íinínízinii t'... — Updated 7/17/2018

 
 By Becky Kew    Perspectives 

The Miracle of Tears

Tears are real. They happen every day all around the world. Tears protect us from an infection and they lubricate our eyes. Humans are the only ones who can shed tears as a result... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

For Sale

The pressure was strong. His sales pitch was impressive and tempting, yet I kept declining. "Come on!" he was upping the ante, "I'll make it three and you choose the day." I... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Parting was Such Sweet Sorrow

Karen Wingate I remembered the feeling of days long ago, before my Christian conversion, when I got high; a feeling of lethargy, as if my arms weighed 50 pounds each. I could... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

It's Cultural

As a well-traveled North American, I'm fascinated by culture. I've been in every Canadian province and most U.S. States. In Nova Scotia, my wife and I were treated like family by... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Mary Spencer

Winner, National and International Boxing Titles Model, CoverGirl Cosmetics Community Activist Mary Spencer, an Ojibway athlete originally from the Cape Croker First Nation began... — Updated 7/17/2018

 
 By Crying Wind    Perspectives 

I Wish I'd Known You

Lately I've realized all the people I knew when I was young have long since passed away. As a child, I had no idea these "old" people around me had lived rich, exciting, even... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Healing the Heart through Forgiveness

Forgiveness is one of those experiences that you participate in as a receiver and as a giver. If you have one without the other than it just doesn't feel right. With all the talk... — Updated 7/17/2018

 
 By Sue Carlisle    Perspectives 

Living Water

When I was a child, I worried about all the water running out of the rivers and into the oceans. First, I worried that the rivers would run out of water. Then, I worried that the... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Eye Care: Five Steps To Keep Your Eyes Looking Their Best

You can prevent sight loss. And it's not that hard. Health experts promote diet and exercise programs to ward off systemic diseases such as heart issues, stroke and diabetes. As... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Sweet Melody

My emotions were in a tangle. I wasn't mad or agitated; but I was sad and happy at the same time. Waiting in Ad Seg (the Hole) to be transferred is nerve-wracking. An inmate in the... — Updated 5/21/2018

 
 By Becky Kew    Perspectives

Power problems

In March, I took a little drive to have a refreshing break. On a ten-hour trip, my truck began to act up. I kept losing power! It was quite concerning, and left me feeling helpless... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Dahteste, Warrior Woman

Mediator between the U.S. military and the Apache Information about her is sketchy-including her date of birth and the specifics of her death-but Dahteste (ta-DOT-say) was a member... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Bits and Pieces

I saw the moving van parked in front of the house across the street and knew it wasn’t a good sign. Molly had lived in that house 50 years until she became ill and her family plac... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Laugh Again

It seems like last Thursday that our kids were teenagers. People would ask, "What do you do?" and I would say, "I follow teenagers around the house. I shut lights off. It's a full... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Necessary Hope

Major Depressive Disorder is the second most common form of mental illness (diagnosed in 6.9 percent of American adults). According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness,... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Real Life Relationships

My brother and I have never been particularly close, so when he showed up on my doorstep one evening, I was rather surprised. Automatically, I offered him a coke and a seat. He... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Healing the Heart through Hiding

Psalm 32:7 (NJKV) says, "You are my hiding place: You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance." When we are seeking the healing of our... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Walking in the Light

There is no place quite like the mountains to enjoy the first rays of morning light. Shimmering rays glint across lakes and streams, inviting wildlife to leave their shadowy... — Updated 5/21/2018

 

Out of the Darkness, Into the Light

I cried out to God for help when everything I knew about serving Him fell out from under me. I discovered that the spiritual leader I had trusted for over 20 years lived a lie. He... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Illuminating the Doubt

I knew they wouldn't believe me, and I began to get a little anxious. I looked up to the light fixture and calculated the distance. I figured by using the toilet to climb onto the... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Water: the Perfect Beverage

The first time anyone ever served me water with a meal, I was in tenth grade and was eating with Judy N's family. I don't remember what we had for supper, but I do remember the... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Alvina Begay, Elite runner (b. 1980)

The eldest of five children, Alvina Begay was born on the Navajo Indian Reservation to Alvin and Wanda Begay in Ganado, Arizona. She learned responsibility early: while her mother... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

Missiles in Paradise

What would you do if you had nine minutes to live? My wife and I were in Hawaii. I was preparing to speak the next day. I know, it's a tough life. All that sand in your shorts.... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

The Legend of Big Foot

Legends about Big Foot or Sasquatch have been around for hundreds of years. If you mention Big Foot, everyone immediately knows who or what you are talking about. Most people don't... — Updated 3/16/2018

 

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