Children

The list of the chosen

I remember when I took my college admission test. I prepared for this test during an entire year. I was tense. I bit my nails and cuticles down to the skin, because of the fear of wasting my time and money. The following week, the results were published in the newspaper. I took the exam, …

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Day of the living

Halloween, or better, All Hallow’s Eve, is, in essence, a celebration of the dead. The Celts who originated this ancient festival believed that on this day the dead could walk amongst the living, and the living could visit the dead. On that day, some would dress up like ghouls or offer treats to the spirits …

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The Calling of the chosen

The Holy Spirit is the infinite glory of the true children of God, born of water and Spirit. This was Paul’s understanding when he wrote: But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God, and not of us. 2 Corinthians 4:7 But it was not always …

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The monster under the bed

We were all told stories as children. Stories to teach us life lessons but mostly to stop us from misbehaving. At first, this sounds great. But what effects can these stories have in the long run? A doctor from Pensnsylvania, America, says that telling your children stories is perfectly normal and should indeed be practiced for …

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