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...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 28, 2018)

Too Many to Count  One day Abraham Lincoln summoned to the White House a surgeon in the Army of the Cumberland from the state of Ohio. The major assumed that he was to be commended...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 13, 2018)

No Punts Allowed Kevin Kelley is the head football coach for Pulaski Academy, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. But Kevin Kelley is not your ordinary high school football coach. He has made his mark on...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 19, 2017)

Five Things Elders Need to Hear Regularly When things are going well, we just assume the elders know we appreciate it. Here are five things that elders need to hear from each member on a...

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 (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 (April 5, 2018)

All but a Nail A Haitian wanted to sell his house for $2,000. Another man wanted to buy it, but he was poor, and couldn’t afford the full price. After much bargaining, the owner agreed to sell...

Glad Tiding of Good Things (July 14, 2016)

$86,000 I had a crazy uncle. He was rich. I liked him a lot. He was rather odd, but still I thought he was great. He had some unusual ideas. As president of a big...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (February 21, 2019)

Hated But Loved America’s most famous architect, the late Frank Lloyd Wright, designed some unusual buildings. Among them is Fallingwater, a house built in the mid-1930s over a waterfall in southwest Pennsylvania. Stretching out over...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (April 19, 2018)

A Handbreath Stretch out your palm. Separate your fingers to their widest; hold them as far apart as you can. Then consider: “Lord, make me to know my end, and what is the measure of my...