Tag Archives: let your light shine

Shining Through

A little girl regularly sat in church next to stained glass windows with pictures of St. Matthew, St. Peter, and St. John. She was always fascinated by the way the light shone through in such a brilliant manner. One day … Continue reading

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Shine Like a Star

Charles Spurgeon once pointed out that when a jeweler shows his best diamonds, he sets them on a black velvet backdrop. The contrast of the diamonds against the dark velvet makes them shine. Jesus says, “You are the light of … Continue reading

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We’re Famous!

The recent development of vaccines to combat COVID-19 has reminded some people of when Dr. Jonas Salk developed the vaccine for polio. As people began to receive the polio vaccine, Salk’s sons got caught up in the excitement. Five-year-old Jonathan … Continue reading

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Real Love

A certain man was always telling his neighbor how much he loved the children in the neighborhood. One day this man had a new sidewalk poured in front of his house. Before the cement had hardened, some of the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Reflecting the Son

The recent total eclipse of the sun reminded me of the primary purpose of the moon. Rather than block out the sun, the moon was created to reflect the sun’s light so that mankind could have at least some way … Continue reading

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Bright Lights

I live right across the Ohio River from the small town of Rome, Ohio. Last year on the Fourth of July my wife and I heard some noise about 10:00pm and looked outside and discovered that we could view the … Continue reading

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Lights

As I was driving today, the driver of an on-coming car flashed his lights at me. I thought that he might be warning me about a policeman looking for speeders. Or perhaps he was letting me know that there was … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

My wife bought some solar powered lights and put them along our sidewalk. They absorb energy from the sun during the day so they can shine at night. We recently had a cloudy day, and my wife noticed that the … Continue reading

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Still Improving

Portland guard C.J. McCollum was voted the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2015-16 season. McCollum more than tripled his scoring average from the previous season. The Most Improved Player award usually goes to a young, up-and-coming player. Remarkably, Stephen … Continue reading

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Reputation

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five years to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”—Warren Buffett. We all can think of people who have allowed a weak moment or a poor decision … Continue reading

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