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He Heard You

A story is told about a time when Winston Churchill was attending an official ceremony in London. Two men behind him recognized him and began to whisper behind his back. “They say Churchill’s quite senile now,” said one. “Yes, and … Continue reading

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Facing Criticism

Practically everyone who ever tried to accomplish anything significant faced some type of criticism. We must not allow our critics to deter us from our mission to serve God and to make disciples. Here is what President Theodore Roosevelt said … Continue reading

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Where Is Their Statue?

There was once a young musician whose concert received very harsh reviews from the music critics. The great composer Jean Sibelius patted him on the back and consoled him by saying,”Remember, son, there is no city in the world where they … Continue reading

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Perfect

  Jeff Sadorus was one of the replacement officials who worked in NFL games during the recent lockout of the league’s regular officials. The replacements received harsh criticism from the public. Concerning this criticism, Sadorus said: “Honestly, sometimes during this … Continue reading

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The Power of the Tongue

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”—Proverbs 18:21. We have often been taught that we need to be careful of what we say, because our words have the potential … Continue reading

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McCartney’s Inappropriate Zinger

Paul McCartney After a recent performance at the White House, singer Paul McCartney took a shot at former president George W. Bush. Sir Paul said, “After the last eight years, it’s great to have a president who knows what a … Continue reading

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