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Day 7: Pinocchio, Card Games, and the Faithfulness of God

One of the most embarrassing things in the world is to be caught in a lie. When someone finds out about something you lied about, they have seen inside of you and they don’t like what they see. They’ve seen your selfishness, they’ve seen your imperfection and you know they don’t like it because they are mad at you or disappointed in you for it.

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Day 26: Weakness, Selflessness, and True Love

Amy Carmichael is somewhat of a household name in Christian circles. If you don’t know her, you should take some time to learn more about her life. She was in Irish girl who was born in the 1800s. She was always weak and frail and prone to long bouts of illness, but her burning desire was to love God through loving His people in far away lands.

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Day 29: Fruit, Nourishment, and You Are What You Eat

Have you ever heard the expression, “You are what you eat?” Why do people say that? Maybe because what you eat affects how you feel, like have you ever eaten too much sugar and then felt like going crazy, until twenty minutes later when you want to crash?

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Day 36: Fears, Failures, and Mockery

Back on Day 19, I talked about Dr. Seuss’s book Horton Hatches the Egg, where Mazie picks the best egg-sitter around when she asks Horton to sit in her nest while she takes a rest. What makes Horton so trustworthy is not his elephant memory, or his impressive size but his faithful commitment to do what he says he will do. Though times were trying, though storms raged, though danger was all around, Horton continued to live by the words:

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Day 40: Geology, Steam, and Comforting Predictability

Located in Yellowstone National Park is one of the great wonders of the world; a geyser. This particular geyser that I’m talking about was most likely first found by the native tribes long before any settlers moved west following Lewis and Clark. But it was some 150 years ago when one westward expedition led by Henry Washburn gave the geyser its now famous name.

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Day 44: Birth, New Purpose, and Super Sight

When I was young, there was a story about a handsome and athletic astronaut who was seriously injured when his spaceship crashed. Barely alive, the government rushes him into a top secret and experimental surgery where the doctors and scientists give him two new legs, one arm, and one eye; all mechanical but with enhanced and super human strength, speed, and telescopic sight.

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Day 45: Holidays, Evel Knievel, and Scotch Tape

My favorite holiday growing up had to be Christmas. What’s not to like? School was always out, there was lots of candy and baked goods lying around, and let’s not forget about the presents! And even though we were a family of eight and my parents didn’t have much money, they always made sure we had a lot of presents to open even if they we’re very impressive or extravagant.

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