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...

Only a Little Taller

It was said of Abraham Lincoln, "He was everybody, only a little taller."

God Made Life Interesting

Seeds may be dropped into the ground upside down or sideways, yet the plants come up to the surface. One grain of corn will produce a stalk on which there may be two ears,...

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 (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...

Ten Commandments of Human Relations

1. Thou Shalt Love People, Not Just Use Them (Matthew 22:39). The greatest thing in the world is a person. The greatest thing about a person is his motives, and the greatest motive is...

The Richest Man in Idaho

During the waning years of the depression in a small southeastern Idaho community, I used to stop by Mr. Miller’s roadside stand for farm-fresh produce as the season made it available.  Since food and money...

Tips for the Home

Nine out of Ten Understandably, many families must utilize the services of a day care center, but some Americans use such centers merely to increase their buying power by putting both parents in the workforce....

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...

Amazing!

The Greyhound had been thrashing about in the north Atlantic storm for over a week. Its canvas sails were ripped, and the wood on one side of the ship had been torn away and...