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Mini-Thought

A little shorter than the average Sabbath Thought, Mini-Thoughts are intended to be a quicker, lighter read than their full-length counterparts.

The Secret to Being Flexible

Reading Time: 3 minutesis to stretch. And the only way to stretch is to push yourself to the very limit of what you can handle…and …

Bread in the Wilderness

Reading Time: 3 minutesTime limits change things. When we’re free to complete a task at our leisure, it’s easy to put it off. “I’ll get …

Not Now, Not Ever

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn English, a double negative flips a sentence on its head. To say that something was “not without its challenges” is just …

Your Final Hours

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn 24 hours, you will be dead. No loopholes. No exceptions. No way around it. This time tomorrow, you will breathe your …

Learning to Walk

Reading Time: 4 minutesFinally slipping back into consciousness, my uncooperative eyelids grudgingly yielded two slits through which my listlessly wandering eyeballs struggled to bring the …

A World of Panes

Reading Time: 5 minutesHummingbirds are fascinating creatures. Their insanely high metabolisms require them to consume their own weight in nectar every day—meaning at any given …

Two Loads of Earth

Reading Time: 5 minutesHave you heard the story of Naaman the leper? He served as commander of the Syrian army in the time of the …

For the Love of Money

Reading Time: 5 minutesIf I had a nickel for every time I heard someone call money the root of all evil, I’d…well, I guess I’d …

Please Stay on the Line

Reading Time: 4 minutes“Your call is important to us. Please stay on the line and a customer service representative will be with you momentarily.” If …

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