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A Mighty Rushing Wind

Editor’s note: The following was written by Angela Ramage, 1988 Alumna. When I stepped up to the window of the old dining hall to take this photo I was not expecting to feel anything other than the need to photograph the fireplace before the wrecking ball hit. Soon the old dining hall and the two add-on buildings beside it will be gone. At that moment, only the afternoon light was slightly drifting through the windows. But suddenly before I could lift my camera, the entire room was aglow with light from the setting sun. It was beautiful and I was

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Dear Children,

Immediately following the fire that destroyed Haddock Inn on March 7, 1913, Mrs. Forrest wrote the following to the children who wrote to her faithfully and also read her column in Southern Greetings, a newspaper published by the Forrests at Toccoa Falls College. Toccoa, Ga., March 15, 1913 My Dear Children, Since our last letter we have passed through the flames. Our beautiful Toccoa Falls Institute building was completely destroyed by fire on Friday morning, March 7, and with it all our furniture, dishes, silver, books, and papers, including my collection of children’s books and letters, and the February issue

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The Truth about Contentment

If you are searching for contentment in your circumstance, then you will probably spend a lifetime looking for this. There is only one source of true contentment and that is in Jesus Christ. I have talked with many people who are trying to find this very thing. They say, “If I could only have a little bit more of this or that, or if I did not have so much trouble at home or on my job, I would be happy.” I always want to laugh a little and say, “A job will never bring happiness. It can bring many

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January 29, 2010

A Matter of Choice Missionary Amy Carmichael wrote, “Everyday we live we have to choose whether we shall follow in the way of Ahab of Elijah. If we put self first, whether in great things or small, we are like Ahab. And the habit grows with life till we end as Ahab ended. The king died and was brought to Samaria that poor little hill which never saw anything glorious till One, who was wearied by His journey, sat on the side of the well there.” Like most of us, Richard and Evelyn Forrest came to a point where they

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Middle East Then And Now

Editor’s note—The yellowed map of Iraq clipped out of newspaper was discovered in Mrs. Forrest’s Bible. We had no idea of its significance until we

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May 15, 16, 17 & 18, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, May 15, 1930 On the Atlantic — S.S. Andania Both of us slept late this morning.

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May 11, 12, 13 & 14, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, May 11, 1930 Atlantic Ocean The Cunard Line, Steamship Andania It was very rough all night.

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May 10, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday May 10, 1930 Glasgow, Scotland This is sailing day. Praise the Lord! We will both be

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May 9, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, May 9, 1930 Edinburg, Scotland Had another fire this morning for it was still cold. After

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May 8, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, May 8, 1930 London, England 6:45 a. m. This is rather early for the “Honeymoon” but

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