Daily Devotional

GO FOR THE GOLD


When I was 21, my best friend, Tim, and I got summer jobs in Skagway, Alaska. We’d been dating for several months, so I was delighted when he proposed and slipped a gold-nugget ring on my finger. A few months later, we were married.

As prospectors carefully sift out the grit so that they can extract gold nuggets, we had a lot of filtering to do. Soon after Tim and I married, we argued about many things. For one, Tim draws his energy from being alone while I am outgoing and crave time with friends. The differences between us made ...

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