Tag Archives: children of God

Blocking the Sun

Like millions of other residents of the United States, my wife and I drove quite a distance to get the best view possible of the total solar eclipse that took place on Monday, August 21. It was well worth the … Continue reading

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Living Up to It

The big day has finally arrived. Excitement is in the air. The guests have been ushered in. The wedding party has taken their place on the platform. Everyone beams as the bride is escorted down the aisle. A Scripture is … Continue reading

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Dressed Appropriately

Last week I attended a middle school basketball game. I didn’t realize until I got to the game that the shirt I was wearing was maroon, the color of the opposing team. I took some good-natured ribbing from our fans … Continue reading

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Valuable

I recently bought a book I found in the bargain bin. It was a collection of devotions that I think will be a good source of sermon illustrations. It was written by a well-known author, and the book was beautifully … Continue reading

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I Remember What They Did

The accounting department of a large insurance company was working on year-end reports when their computers went down. An emergency call was put in to the systems analyst. Busy with other troubleshooting, the man didn’t appear until three hours later. … Continue reading

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Who You Are

A minister was asked to go visit an elderly lady who lived in a nursing home. Although he had never met the woman, he was glad to go and pay her a visit. Arriving at the facility, he walked down … Continue reading

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Recognizing Greatness

Nelson Mandela died yesterday at the age of 95. The former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner is known the world over for promoting freedom and racial harmony. He will also be remembered for conducting himself with … Continue reading

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Some Kin

Here is a heart-warming story from Zelda Cornish. While working at a shoe store in downtown Truro, Nova Scotia, I noticed a little boy standing on the hot-air register outside the bakery next door in his bare feet, trying to … Continue reading

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Valuable Sacrifice

A man recently entered a hospital in Toledo, Ohio to donate a kidney to his older sister. However, a nurse accidentally disposed of the kidney. Doctors tried to save the organ, but University of Toledo Medical Center spokesman Toby Klinger … Continue reading

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Self-Recognition

I finally figured out how the side mirrors on our car are constantly getting smudges all over them. It seems that birds are seeing their reflection and are attacking the mirror. They don’t recognize themselves in the mirror. They think … Continue reading

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