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During the reign of Oliver Cromwell, the British government began to run low on silver for its coinage.  Lord Cromwell sent his men on an investigation of the local cathedral to see if they could...

Reading with Your Tongue

In his book, The Wonder of the Word of God, Robert L. Sumner tells of a man in Kansas City who was severely injured in an explosion. The man’s face was badly disfigured, and he...

Whenever it Breaks…

There is a monastery in Greece perched high on a cliff several hundred feet in the air. The only way to reach the monastery is to be suspended in a basket that is pulled...

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...
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Truth at 55 MPH

These statements were seen on church signs:  The best vitamin for a Christian is B1. Under the same management for over 2000 years. Soul food served here. Don’t wait for the hearse to take...

What’s Her Name?

At church one morning, my friend Gwen was about to start her 4-year-olds’ Sunday school class when a little boy showed up without any identification. Gwen managed to get his first name but could...

The Stork Brought It- And Other Bits of Wisdom

The children of Family Circus were in a lively discussion about babies. Two truths were unleashed by the little “experts.” “Storks don’t bring babies. They come UPS.” And, “Babies are connected to their...

Everyday Survival Kit

Items Needed: Toothpick; Rubber-band; Band-Aid; Pencil Eraser; Chewing Gum; Mint; Candy Kiss; Tea Bag Here's Why... Toothpick – to remind you to “pick out” the good qualities in others (Matthew 7:1) Rubber-band – to remind you...

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...

Dear Bertha

This was written by an 83-year-old woman to her friend. Dear Bertha, I’m reading more and dusting less. I’m sitting in the yard and admiring the view without fussing about the weeds in the garden. I’m spending...