Category Archives: Christian Living

It Takes Both of Us

A lady was enjoying her time at a teachers’ convention when she suddenly exclaimed to a friend, “Oh, no! It’s trash day back home!” “Don’t be concerned”, her friend replied. “Your husband is at home. He can surely take out … Continue reading

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Grace and Truth

Firing an employee is one of the toughest jobs a supervisor ever faces. An insurance sales manager was known for his tact and diplomacy. One of his young salesmen was performing so poorly that he had to be terminated. The … Continue reading

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Really Lazy

An old farmer who was not known for his strong work ethic had an interesting approach to life. When lightning struck an old shed and it burned to the ground, he reasoned that this had saved him the trouble of … Continue reading

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The Hereafter

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the hereafter. Almost every day I walk into a room and stop and ask myself, “What am I here after?” C. S. Lewis said, “If you read history you will find that the … Continue reading

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Sermon Hits Home

A preacher once delivered a powerful sermon against the evils of betting, only to find out later that one of the men in his church was a serious gambler. The preacher called the man and explained that his sermon was … Continue reading

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Value

Years ago, Ripley’s “Believe It or Not” showed the differences of the value of a piece of iron based on what it had been shaped into. A plain bar of iron was worth $5. The same bar of iron, if … Continue reading

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Proper Maintenance

I recently heard a man tell about an accident he had while working in his woodshop. He nearly lost two fingers while cutting a piece of wood on a table saw. After returning from his trip to the emergency room, he … Continue reading

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Busy as a Bee

I just read that a typical bee hive can have 90,000 bees living in it. Just like people, bees have different jobs, with specialized roles to play. Some bees travel around collecting the nectar that eventually becomes honey. Other bees … Continue reading

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Comforting Visit

Philip Yancey relays this story about Beethoven, a man not known for his social grace. Because of his deafness, he found conversation difficult and humiliating. When he heard of the death of a friend’s son, Beethoven hurried to the house, … Continue reading

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Rude Awakening

A couple of friends of mine were travelling together a few years ago when one of them decided to play a prank on the other. Darrell was driving, and Homer had fallen asleep in the passenger’s seat. They came up … Continue reading

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