Author Archives: jesustrek

Motivation

There is a story told about a frog that fell into a pothole. No matter how hard he tried, he couldn’t jump high enough to get out. His friends encouraged him, but he still could not muster up the strength … Continue reading

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Inviting God to Participate

The great baseball catcher Yogi Berra was involved in a ball game in which the score was tied, with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. The batter from the opposing team stepped up to the batter’s box … Continue reading

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Patience

A man’s car stalled in heavy traffic just as the light turned green. All his efforts to start the engine failed, and a chorus of honking behind him made matters worse. He finally got out of his car and walked … Continue reading

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Safe Here

Many years ago there was a coal miner in northeastern Pennsylvania whose job was to inspect the mine before the other miners came down. He would check the mine for deadly methane gas. Only after he had determined that the … Continue reading

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Time Spent Searching

In Gretchen Rubin’s book, “Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness”, she suggests that the average American spends 55 minutes looking for lost items every day. If that statistic is correct, it shows that … Continue reading

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Different Temptations

Years ago a doctor was preparing to go to a medical conference in Las Vegas. As he was packing his suitcase, his wife came into the room and said, “Honey, I know that there will be a lot of temptations … Continue reading

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Strong Faith

Mariano Rivera is the first player in the history of major league baseball to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by a unanimous vote. Rivera is considered the greatest closer of all time. He was the relief pitcher … Continue reading

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Radical Transformation

A lady who had recently accepted Jesus Christ as her savior gave her testimony about how her life had been radically changed because of her conversion. She declared, “I am so glad that I got saved! I have an uncle … Continue reading

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Unusual Thanks

There is an unusual monument in Enterprise, Alabama. It honors the Mexican boll weevil. In 1895, the boll weevil began to destroy the major crop of the region, cotton. In desperation to survive, the farmers had to diversify, and by … Continue reading

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Suspicious Claim

A school principal received a phone call in her office early one morning. The voice said, “Thomas Bradley won’t be in school today because he is sick.” The principal was a bit suspicious of the voice, so she asked, “Who … Continue reading

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