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Contemplating Death

By Peggy Park “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12). It is wise to measure our strength as we get older and not waste time on unimportant tasks. I ask myself, “Is it worth my time and energy?” “Is this what the Lord has for me […]

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Keys to Maintaining Christian Unity

By Peggy Park   “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity. . . . For there the Lord bestows his blessing, even life forevermore” (Psalm 133:1, 3). Maintaining unity with our brothers and sisters in Christ can present quite a challenge; however, unity can be maintained in the face […]

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Helping the Hurting

By Peggy Park   There’s no quick fix for depression. My single sister, June, lived with my husband and me for four months during a life-threatening depression brought on by vocational and personal circumstances. During that time we discovered several ways to provide hope and help to my hurting sister—and to others who struggle with […]


Getting a Grip on Anger

By Peggy Park   A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger (Proverbs 15:1).   Jesus displayed anger at times, but always as an expression of his righteous indignation. The anger we display is seldom righteous. Much of our anger is the result of a self-centered mind-set. We become angry […]