Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 16, 2016)

Fishing from the Asphalt Herb Miller, in his book Fishing on the Asphalt*, writes that the average church member has listened to 6,000 sermons, heard 8,000 prayers, sung 20,000 hymns over and over, and asked zero...

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 (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 (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 (March 21, 2019)

The Rule of “Three” Three things to govern: Temper, tongue, conduct  Three things to cultivate: Courage, affection, gentleness Three things to commend: Thrift, industry, promptness Three things to despise: Cruelty, arrogance, ingratitude Three things...

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 Tidings of Good Things (June 7, 2018)

A Brick in the Wall  You may have heard the expression: “He was a brick!” Few know the origin and significance of that expression. The term implies all that is brave and loyal. Plutarch, in writing...

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 (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 (May 5, 2016)

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