Category Archives: Humor

Resolving Conflict

In his book, “Making Things Happen”, Bob Russell relates the following story about how he and his wife handled a disagreement: “When my wife and I were first married, she wanted to put up the Christmas tree two weeks before … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop Talking!

Dennis the Menace had this to say about Margaret, his chatty little friend—“Margaret always has something that she can’t stop talking about.” I suppose that we all have a friend who likes to talk a lot. Perhaps others could say … Continue reading

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Time to Be Quiet

A young mother was trying to impress upon her small children the need for silence at certain times. She taught them over and over, “There are three times when you need to be especially quiet: at church, in the library … Continue reading

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Gifted to Serve

A talking horse showed up at a major league baseball park and asked the manager if he could try out for the team. This team was struggling to win games, and the manager was in danger of being fired, so … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Sense of Humor

We are now six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has been an unusual six months, to say the least. You never know if someone is simply applying hand sanitizer or wringing their hands over the latest news of … Continue reading

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Not Anxious

Heard somewhere—“I am not anxious. I am just extremely well-educated about all the things that can go catastrophically wrong.” There are indeed plenty of things that can go wrong. Sickness, accidents, family problems, difficulties at work…the list goes on and … Continue reading

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Learning from the Past

Mark Story, a sports writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader, referred to 2020 as “…the year no time traveler will ever visit.” It certainly has been a year filled with negative events, headlined by the COVID-19 pandemic and all the sickness, … Continue reading

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Sanity Walk

While we are sheltering at home in order to combat the coronavirus, we want to make sure we are doing everything possible to remain healthy. One of the things we are urged to do during this global pandemic is to … Continue reading

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Prompted to Be Thankful

In a recent cartoon of “The Family Circus”, Dolly was teaching her little brother the importance of being thankful. She said, “When somebody gives you something…you wait for them to say ‘And what do you say?’ Then you say, ‘Thank … Continue reading

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Traveling Man

There was a man who had lived in the Midwest all of his life. He lived in the same small town, in the same neighborhood, on the same street, in the same house. He was satisfied with small town living. … Continue reading

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