Glad Tidings of Good Things (April 13, 2017)

That Winning Attitude I’ve read that Einstein was unable to speak until he was four-years-old, and that he did not read until he was seven. Beethoven’s music teacher said about him, “As a composer he is...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (March 2, 2017)

Building a Wall In Ancient China, the people desired security from the barbaric hordes to the north, so they built The Great Wall of China. It was so high they knew no one could climb...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (February 23, 2017)

The Face We Show the World The story is told that an advisor to President Lincoln once suggested a certain candidate as a nominee for the president’s cabinet. Lincoln refused saying, “I don’t like the man’s...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (October 20, 2016)

Disguised Pat Moore is twenty-six. She lives in New York City and is a designer and manufacturer of special aids for senior citizens. Recently Pat was invited to speak to a special conference of professionals...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 29, 2016)

The Hare and the Tortoise The Hare once boasted of his speed before the other animals. “I have never yet been beaten,” said he, “when I put forth my full speed. I challenge any one...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 22, 2016)

Personal Prayer List Perhaps the most neglected of God’s gifts is the use prayer as we should, based on God’s word (1 Thessalonians 5:17). I have recently made study of prayer and how it was...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 1, 2016)

We Drank . . . We drank for happiness and became unhappy. We drank for sociability and became argumentative. We drank for friendship and made enemies. We drank for sleep and awakened tired. We...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (August 18, 2016)

Dad’s Key In a moment of teenage carelessness, a 16-year-old girl wrecked her mother’s car. She was uninjured, so she called home to tell her parents, fully expecting an angry reaction. Instead, her father asked only...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (August 4, 2016)

Sundial Memory An old sundial in England bears this inscription: “I Mark Only the Hours That Shine.” Reading it one day, a poet added: “I like the sundial’s wisdom in marking hours that shine. How happy...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 28, 2016)

“He Is Sleeping, Mr. President” John Kenneth Galbraith, in his autobiography, A Life in Our Times, illustrates the devotion of Emily Gloria Wilson, his family’s housekeeper: It had been a wearying day, and I asked Emily...

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