Tag Archives: illustration

All I Want for Christmas

I agree with Dennis the Menace, who said in a recent (12-14-19) cartoon, “All I want for Christmas is a lot of presents!” It’s far too easy to get caught up in thinking about the gifts we will give others, … Continue reading

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Finally!

Mariah Carey’s original holiday classic, “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart—25 years after its release! I don’t know how often hit songs attain such a level of … Continue reading

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Willing Sacrifice

I heard a great quote about the participants in the annual Army/Navy football game. This statement was made by John Trainor, a police captain in New Jersey, and the father of Cadet running back John Trainor. He said, “It’s the … Continue reading

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Ousted

For the first time ever, the CBS reality show “Survivor” has removed a player from the game. Dan Spilo was kicked off the show for repeated inappropriate touching. He was warned about such behavior, yet failed to heed the warning. … Continue reading

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Sign of Strength and Majesty

I like this essay I found that was written by Earl Palmer, so I thought I would pass it along. “The religious and political leaders who were in power at the time misread the events of Jesus’ birth. When a … Continue reading

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Caught Napping

You know how you sometimes get sleepy after eating a big meal? That happened to me last week when my family got together for Thanksgiving. We enjoyed a huge feast, then I sat down on the couch to watch the … Continue reading

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What Method Do You Use?

One day a lady criticized D.L. Moody for his methods of evangelism in attempting to win people to the Lord. Moody’s reply was “I agree with you. I don’t like the way I do it either. Tell me, how do … Continue reading

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Are You Sure?

At a recent press conference, President Trump asked a reporter, “Are you sure you are a reporter?” I don’t know the context of the exchange, but I think that is a legitimate question to ask many who work in the … Continue reading

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Bosses and Leaders

A boss instills fear; a leader instills confidence. A boss creates resentment; a leader creates enthusiasm. A boss say, “I”; a leader says, “We.” A boss fixes blame; a leader fixes mistakes. A boss knows how; a leader shows how. … Continue reading

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What Love Is

Here is a collection of children’s responses to the question, “What is love?” “When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his … Continue reading

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