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Warning!

As I was driving this morning, I saw a dog up ahead venture out of his owner’s yard and begin to sniff at something dead on the road. I immediately slowed down and blew my horn to warn him to … Continue reading

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Such a Loss

The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell just when the hands will stop At late or early hour. To lose one’s wealth is sad indeed. To lose one’s health is more. … Continue reading

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Lack of Effort

On Thursday, October 3, Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a towering drive to right field in the seventh inning of the opening game of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals. Instead of hustling … Continue reading

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Great Speaker

During a long lecture, a speaker endured many interruptions from a man in the balcony who kept yelling, “Louder! Louder!” After the fifth interruption, a gentleman in the first row stood up, looked back and asked, “Can’t you hear?” “No, … Continue reading

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Somebody Jesus Loves

The apostle John has a unique way of referring to himself in the gospel that he wrote. Several times he uses the phrase “the disciple whom Jesus loved”. He could have referred to himself as: an apostle, one of the … Continue reading

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Definition of Success

Three friends were trying to define the word “success”. One said, “Success is being invited to the oval office to advise the president.” The second friend said, “That’s pretty good, but I think success is being invited to the oval … Continue reading

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Stop!

A state trooper pulled over a driver who was speeding. Hoping to get off with a warning, the driver tried to appear shocked when the trooper approached her car. “I’ve never been stopped like this before,” she told the officer. … Continue reading

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Greener Grass

A story is told of a farmer who had lived on the same farm all his life. It was a good farm, but with the passing years, the farmer began to tire of it. He longed for a change—for something … Continue reading

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Another Disappointment

A group of soldiers were training for their first parachute jump. Their instructions were: Jump when you are told to jump. Count to ten, then pull the ripcord. If the first chute doesn’t open, pull the second ripcord. When you … Continue reading

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Bigger Picture

One of the classic baseball television shots comes from the 1975 World Series, in which NBC captured Carlton Fisk, jumping up and down, waving his arms, trying to coax his hit to stay fair. It did—for a home run. The … Continue reading

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