Category Archives: Leadership

Handed Down

A little girl had often heard her mother tell the story of the vase that occupied a prominent place on the mantle in their family’s living room. The vase was quite valuable, not just because of how much it cost, … Continue reading

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Active Seniors

Broadway star Carol Channing died Tuesday at the age of 97. Channing was known for her memorable performances over the years in such productions as “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “Hello, Dolly!” She was still performing in her 80s, including her … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

In her song Stoney End, Barbra Streisand sings, “I was raised on the good book Jesus till I read between the lines.” That’s when people get into trouble, when they start reading between the lines. The “good book” is God’s … Continue reading

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What’s the Weather Like?

I recently heard about a man who has a special rock that tells him what the weather is like. He keeps it right outside his kitchen window. If he looks out and sees that the rock is casting a shadow, … Continue reading

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Issue the Warning!

A 9-year-old Ohio boy was struck by a stray bullet while watching television around midnight on New Year’s Eve. The boy is said to be in serious condition after he was hit in the hand, shoulder and chest area. The … Continue reading

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Keeping It Together

Gayle Urban writes about the time she was browsing in a Christian bookstore and discovered a shelf of reduced-price items. Among the gifts was a little figurine of a man and woman, their heads lovingly tilted toward one another. “HAPPY … Continue reading

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Quite a Responsibility!

A mother decided that it was time to talk to her young son about receiving Christ. “Son”, she asked quietly, “would you like to have Jesus living inside you?” The boy thought for a moment and then replied, “No. I … Continue reading

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Hang In There!

A few days ago I noticed a small spider on our back porch. He was hanging from a single strand, about eye level, a couple of feet outside our back door. I kept an eye on the spider and noticed … Continue reading

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Willing to Sacrifice

The prayer offered up before the 2018 Army-Navy football game reminded us of a very important fact—that every player on the field was willing to die for every person watching the game. It was a very inspiring thought. This reminds … Continue reading

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Warning!

My wife and I built a house in the country and moved in almost three years ago. About 150 feet from our back door is a railroad track with a farm crossing. For the first two-and-a-half years, the trains did … Continue reading

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