Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington
National Tell the Truth Day

National Tell the Truth Day

National Tell the Truth Day   Has telling the truth become an exception? Or is it simply entertaining? The television program, To Tell the Truth, is based on the premise that contestants can’t determine which of four panel members is lying. In the classic comedy,...

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The Secret to True Success

The Secret to True Success

The Secret to True Success   ’Tis the season of graduations…and graduation speeches. And almost every speech will encourage the graduates in their pursuit of success. A recent search for the word “success” in the Amazon books category yielded more than 60,000...

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Saturday: The Day Between

Saturday: The Day Between

Saturday: The Day Between   We know about Maundy Thursday: the day Jesus celebrated Passover and shared His last supper with His disciples. We commemorate Good Friday: a day we can call “good” because Jesus died a substitutionary death for us. And we celebrate...

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How Do You Celebrate Palm Sunday?

How Do You Celebrate Palm Sunday?

How Do You Celebrate Palm Sunday?   Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! The crowds cheered. They spread their cloaks on the road.  They also cut palm branches and placed them in His path as Jesus entered Jerusalem, riding on a donkey. Two...

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Spiritual Junk Food

Spiritual Junk Food

Spiritual Junk Food   Not sure why, but I’ve been bingeing on junk food for the past several weeks. Which is a bit ironic, considering March is National Nutrition Month. So in honor of this month, here’s a devotion excerpted from Reflections on the Names of God:...

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Love Quotes

Love Quotes

Quotes About Real Love   February is thought of as the month of love, with Valentine’s Day taking center stage. But Cupid’s arrows have little to do with true love. You and I have the capacity for deep and abiding love because God first loved us (1 John 4:19)....

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Four Chaplains, Four Lifejackets, and Courage

Four Chaplains, Four Lifejackets, and Courage

Four Chaplains, Four Lifejackets, and Courage   Courage was my “One Word” for 2021. So I’ve been especially sensitive to mentions and illustrations of courage. Today’s date is another reminder of the face of true courage. Seventy-nine years ago during WW2, four...

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