November 19, 2020

The Farmer and His Wife

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You haven’t heard from me in a while; I used to post the occasional pen-pal letter telling stories of childhood – and young adulthood – adventures that I thought might bring a smile to the faces of other readers. The joy of exchanging letters can...

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January 11, 2019

The Dog I Didn’t Want

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The very next afternoon I was there alongside my sisters as Mrs. Hertz, a middle-aged lady, stepped out of the car and opened the back door. Out bounced the hairiest dog I’d ever laid eyes on. I couldn’t even see her eyes as they were covered with a...

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December 13, 2018

We All Need Grace: The Story of the Angel Who Couldn’t Praise God

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Purzel found himself here on earth, and at first, he thought it was a fun adventure. But then he got into trouble. And he got lonely. You might say it was all his fault, but I’ll admit that I felt sorry for him. I wanted so bad for him to be able to...

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October 3, 2018

Be Adventurous But Listen to Your Parents

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Whenever I climbed the crab apple tree in our yard, I hugged its trunk all the way up! I loved that tree like other kids love their pets. When I was sad – or mad! – its smooth bark calmed me down as I climbed up to my perch at the top: “the crows’...

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