Tag Archives: illustration

How Does It Work?

A story is told about a young soldier who was fighting on the front line in Europe during World War II. He jumped into a foxhole to avoid the bullets that were whizzing over his head. Wishing the foxhole were … Continue reading

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Alignment

My wife and I bought a new car a few months ago. Well, it was new to us—a 2017 model. We knew that the car had been wrecked, but we liked the way that it looked and drove, so we … Continue reading

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Descriptions

Robert Roe recently compiled a list of offbeat descriptions of famous movies and characters. Here is a sampling of that list: The Wizard of Oz—“American invades foreign land, kills local leadership and struggles to find an exit strategy.” The Hunger … Continue reading

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Spokesperson

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was concerned that his responsibilities in the Senate during the impeachment trial would hinder his ability to campaign effectively in Iowa. He couldn’t be in two places at one time, and he would be at a … Continue reading

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For Us

A prayer that a lady offered up in our adult Bible study at church last night made me stop and think. She asked God to help us understand what he wants for us. Usually we pray for God to tell … Continue reading

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Precious Blood

I recently saw an article that talked about the importance of knowing your blood type. This would indeed be a helpful fact to know in case of a medical emergency where you might need to receive blood or where you … Continue reading

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The Need to Forgive

It is reported that when Leonardo da Vinci was painting “The Last Supper”, he became angry with a man and lashed out at him. He even threatened the man. Then he went back to his workplace and tried to paint … Continue reading

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Think about Such Things

A patient in the doctor’s office once asked, “What’s my blood type, doctor?” “B positive”, the doctor responded. “I am positive”, insisted the patient, “but what’s my blood type?” It’s very important to keep a positive outlook on life. Too … Continue reading

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Your Standard of Measure

Years ago there was a law on drunk driving that was passed in Louisiana that was one of the toughest laws in the nation. A prison sentence became mandatory for anyone convicted of driving while intoxicated. Getting the law passed … Continue reading

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Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Matthew Henry, the famous Bible scholar, was once accosted by thieves and robbed of his money. Following that event he wrote these words in his diary: “Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, although they … Continue reading

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