I’m Having Another Moment

As I was saying (A Moment of Epiphany) yesterday, those moments of epiphany don’t come along very often. They are gifts, in my opinion. You’re lucky if you get one of them in your lifetime – at least that’s the way it has been with me, and I’m very grateful for getting that one moment. I’ve often wondered if everyone gets them. I suppose everyone does, but possibly for different reasons. I had a friend tell me he knew he was going to be a doctor from a very young age, and he set his c...
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A Moment of Epiphany

I remember it like it was yesterday. The first time I was struck by a piece of art. It was like ringing a bell, and it has been reverberating ever since. I was a sophomore in High School and was at my friend Tom’s house. He had a copy of a catalog of graphic works by the Bakersfield College art students. The piece he showed me was by the brother of another friend of mine. It was a pencil drawing of such incredible detail that it looked like a photograph. I couldn’t believe that someone I ...
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Does God Talk to Us?

By Marvin H. God knows us, He knows what we need, and He speaks to us. Some years ago, I worked in a computer manufacturing facility. As I was driving home one day, I noticed a station wagon with the hood up on the side of the road. This person obviously had a problem. While approaching the vehicle, I received a distinct impression to stop and help the person. I began to make excuses in my mind. I had just worked a 10 hour shift and was hungry. The skies were grey and a light drizzle wa...
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Is God there for Me?

By Richard H. “Get Home!” The prompting came to my soul. I had been away from home that Saturday morning when I had felt a strong impression that I needed to return home immediately. I could not think of any pressing need at home, and in my mind I justified staying where I was. But now the prompting came again. Immediately I left. During the drive home I was again rationalizing in my mind whether I should have stayed. As I rounded the final corner, and our yard came into view, I saw the...
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