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 (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 (July 5, 2018)

Why Aren’t Woodpeckers Brain-Dead?  Why aren’t woodpeckers extinct? This animal smashes its head against a tree all day long without ever “seeing stars.” It does this without sustaining any damage. The more we study the...

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 (April 17, 2016)

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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 (June 21, 2017)

Alligators and Children Years ago in South Florida, a little boy decided to go to the swimming hole behind his house.  He ran out the back door and flew into the water. As he swam...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (September 20, 2017)

Rate Yourself “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you are disqualified” (2 Corinthians 13:5). Rate yourself 1–10 (ten...

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 (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...