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Financial Words of Wisdom

The following statements are attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. You cannot further … Continue reading

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It’s On the Menu

Joel Cohen sat down in a Manhattan diner and noticed schav on the menu. Since he hadn’t had a bowl of the cold, sour soup in quite a while, he ordered some. “We don’t have it today,” said the waitress. … Continue reading

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Authoritative

In Christian Reader, Erma Landis writes: “For decades, anyone living within five or six miles of the hat factory in Denver, Pennsylvania, set their clocks and watches by the sirens the factory set off five days a week. At 5:30am, … Continue reading

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Impending Doom

Harry Truman (not the president) and his 23 cats lived on Mt. St. Helens in Washington. In May of 1980, scientists agreed that this volcanic mountain was about to erupt. They warned people to evacuate the area, but Harry Truman … Continue reading

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Not An Easy Task

Alex Domokos shares the following story: “My mother cast one of her students as the innkeeper for the Christmas pageant. All the third grader had to do was tell Joseph, ‘There is no room at the inn.’ But during the … Continue reading

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Cheerful Giver

The Bible says that God loves a cheerful giver. He doesn’t want us to give with a poor attitude or a reluctant heart. Suppose a man bought a gift for his wife on their anniversary, tossed it on her lap … Continue reading

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The Secret of Being Content

I am very good at keeping secrets. However, the people I talk to are not very good at all about keeping secrets! Paul the apostle says that there is a secret to being content. He does not keep that secret … Continue reading

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Others Need Help Too

My grandmother, who taught elementary school in a poor community for over 40 years, was concerned about helping children who were in need. She once noticed that a young boy was desperately in need of a pair of shoes, so … Continue reading

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Need a Better View

Listen to Gary Johnson explain something he calls “peephole” driving. “I grew up in Michigan where people do ‘peephole’ driving. People who live in the frozen north have likely been peephole drivers a time or two. Peephole driving happens after … Continue reading

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How We Treat God

Someone once said that we treat God like we treat a policeman. When we are driving 70 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone, we don’t want to see a policeman. But when someone is breaking into our house … Continue reading

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