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The Beautiful Outcome of Patience

By Mary J. Davis   One spring day, one of my students at the Christian preschool and daycare center brought me a bouquet of peonies. The other children, especially the girls, marveled at the beauty of the huge pink blooms. After letting the children gather around me to see the bouquet, and answering many questions, […]

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Mentors and Models

By Mary J. Davis   That Sunday morning in February 1972 was a wonderful and exciting day for me. Nearly every member of the new church walked from our rented building to the local YMCA, just a couple of blocks away. They gathered to witness my baptism in the YMCA swimming pool. My husband was […]