Tag Archives: body of Christ

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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Participation

A couple of preachers were talking to one another about their churches. “How many members do you have?” asked the first one. “We have 200”, came the reply. “Do they all participate?” “Oh, yes! Half of them participate with me … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Role

Peyton Manning, despite his declining physical skills that go with being a 39-year-old quarterback, led the Denver Broncos to a victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. He did not look like the Manning of old, who would take … Continue reading

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Bearing the Burden

I recently saw a semi-truck pulling an empty trailer. I noticed that two of the tires on the trailer had blown out. However, the other tires on the trailer were more than able to carry the weight. The trucker was … Continue reading

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Variety

Last year’s inductions into the Baseball Hall of Fame included 6-foot-10 Randy Johnson and 5-foot-11 Pedro Martinez. This year’s inductees represent a different kind of contrast. Ken Griffey Jr. was the number 1 overall pick in the draft, while Mike … Continue reading

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Comparisons

In his book, The Winning Attitude, John Maxwell tells the following story. Two cows were grazing in a pasture when they saw a milk truck pass by. On the side of the truck were the words, “Pasteurized, homogenized, standardized, Vitamin … Continue reading

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Need Those Parts!

This past July 4 was a costly holiday for a couple of NFL players. New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul had to have his right index finger amputated as a result of a fireworks accident. Tampa Bay cornerback C.J. … Continue reading

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Needed Part

I was out for a walk the other day and noticed a piece of rubber along the road. It was a bit of a tire that had fallen off. My first thought was, “I hope that wasn’t one of the … Continue reading

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Working Together

La Salle High School near Cincinnati has a football playoff game this Friday. A nearly 5-inch snowfall Sunday night threatened to hamper the team’s ability to practice for the big game. So the call went out for fans of the … Continue reading

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All Are Important

People sometimes ask me why I wear gloves when it’s chilly outside, even though I’m wearing short pants. I’ve discovered that when I’m exercising, my hands are the first part of my body to get cold. I learned this lesson … Continue reading

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