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 (May 10, 2018)

You Are Richer . . .  You are richer today than you were yesterday if you have laughed often, given something, forgiven even more, made a new friend, or made stepping stones of stumbling blocks. You...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 15, 2017)

Punching Holes in the Darkness A young boy with his face to the window watched with fascination as an old lamplighter came down the street. One by one he was lighting the old-fashioned gas street lamps....

Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 9, 2017)

Overcoming Obstacles The nine-foot, 400-pound Goliath challenged the children of Israel and blasphemed Almighty God. David, a seventeen-year-old fuzzy-cheeked lad who came to visit his brothers demanded to know why they were not accepting the...

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 (June 18, 2018)

Pushing Past Failure  Sparky didn’t have much going for him. He failed every subject in the eighth grade, and in high school, he flunked Latin, algebra, English, and physics. He made the golf team but...

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 (October 4, 2018)

He Didn’t Know Who He Was Willie Loman is the name of the principal character in Arthur Miller’s famous play, Death of a Salesman. Willie Loman’s ambition in life was to be a super-salesman and, at...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (May 23, 2019)

Quite an Accident The atheist says that there is no God. All wonders around us are accidental. No mighty hand made the thousand-billion stars. They made themselves. The earth spins itself to keep the oceans...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (March 1, 2018)

'Til We Part It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80s arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an...