Tag Archives: good deeds

Real Love

A certain man was always telling his neighbor how much he loved the children in the neighborhood. One day this man had a new sidewalk poured in front of his house. Before the cement had hardened, some of the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Lights

As I was driving today, the driver of an on-coming car flashed his lights at me. I thought that he might be warning me about a policeman looking for speeders. Or perhaps he was letting me know that there was … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

My wife bought some solar powered lights and put them along our sidewalk. They absorb energy from the sun during the day so they can shine at night. We recently had a cloudy day, and my wife noticed that the … Continue reading

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Never Out of Fuel

Dr. Paul Brand was speaking to a medical college in India on “Let your light so shine before men that they may behold your good works and glorify your Father.” (Matthew 5:16). In front of the lectern was an oil … 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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Worth It

I suppose we all occasionally deal with nagging doubts about whether we are really accomplishing anything. Are our good deeds actually going to have any lasting benefit? Is it really worth the effort? A recent experience drove those doubts away. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Light

It is interesting to watch our nightlight react to the approaching dawn. It blinks and sputters and flickers and finally turns itself off, yielding to the greater light. Having done its job for the night, it allows the sun to … Continue reading

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Opportunity to Do Good

I met Ray earlier this week. Together we figured out how to operate the paper towel dispenser in the men’s room at a local high school basketball game. From paper towel dispensers, the conversation turned to the weather, and from … Continue reading

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Reflecting

I tried to observe the total lunar eclipse last night, but it was too cloudy for me to see it. The moon is normally illuminated by the sun. During a total lunar eclipse, the full moon passes through the shadow … Continue reading

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