Tag Archives: illustration

The “Nays” Have It

A story is told about a church that hosted a birthday celebration for one of its members who had reached the age of 100. One of the newer members of the church approached the guest of honor and said, “You … Continue reading

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Career Choice

For years, my friend Paul Snoddy wanted to be a medical doctor. However, when he grew up Paul became a preacher, and he has had quite a successful career. Weighing in on this career choice, Paul’s son said, “Dad, just … Continue reading

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Celebrating Peace

Sunday, November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. This conflict was one of the most devastating wars in the history of the human race, and it was with great joy that this armistice … Continue reading

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Remembering Those Who Sacrificed

Today I attended a Veterans Day celebration at Lewis County High School in Vanceburg, Kentucky. It was the 20th year that the school has sponsored this event. It is always a great program, and this year was one of the … Continue reading

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Completing the Work

Leonardo da Vinci had started painting on a large canvas in his studio. Then he suddenly stopped working, the painting still unfinished, and summoned one of his students to come forward and complete the work. The student protested that he … Continue reading

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Soft or Tough?

Talking about political leadership, William Bennett recently said, “Sometimes you need Mother Teresa and sometimes you need Dirty Harry.” He was trying to get across the point that some situations call for soft, tender leadership, but at other times you … Continue reading

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Teamwork

A sea captain and his chief engineer were arguing over who was most important to the ship. To prove their point to each other, they decided to swap places. The chief engineer ascended to the bridge, and the captain went … Continue reading

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Light of the World

“We can be the light of the world without leaving our high beams on and annoying everybody.”—Bob Goff. Regardless of what you may have heard, I am still able to drive after dark. However, I must admit that I occasionally … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth

Remember the old saltshaker prank? Someone would loosen the top of a salt shaker in a restaurant. The next customer would unsuspectingly try to put a little salt on their food and end up dumping the entire contents of the … Continue reading

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Sad World View

I recently made a trip to the hospital to meet a newborn baby. As I made my way through the parking garage, I noticed a Darwin fish on the back of a car. If you don’t already know, the Darwin … Continue reading

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