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What Do You Do Best?

A ten-year-old girl, Valeria Yezhova, from Ukraine has recently made international headlines.

In an interview, her mother told reporters, “Valeria asked me how she could help the Ukrainian army. I asked her what she does best, [and] she replied that she is good at checkers.”

“Good” is actually an understatement. She’s the European and world champion in her age group Continue reading

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The Nail

I recently came across a neat fable by the famous author anonymous.  It seems some Christians built a new church building and invited everyone to come see it. All admired its beauty. Up on the roof, a little nail heard the people praising everything about the new building. They praised everything but him. No one even knew he was there, and he became angry and jealous. “If I am that insignificant, nobody will miss me if I quit,” he said to himself. So the nail released its hold, slid down off the roof, and fell in the mud. Continue reading


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