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Patience

A man’s car stalled in heavy traffic just as the light turned green. All his efforts to start the engine failed, and a chorus of honking behind him made matters worse. He finally got out of his car and walked … Continue reading

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He Who Hesitates

An overly cautious driver hesitated as he attempted to merge with traffic on a busy freeway, finally coming to a complete stop on the ramp. The traffic thinned out a bit, but the driver still waited, hoping for a better … Continue reading

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Fruit Someday

As I look out my back window, the snow flurries that have been coming down for most of the day are swirling around in the cold wind. On this dreary January afternoon, it seems like such a long time ago … Continue reading

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Sounding Off

Several years ago, I clocked out at my second shift factory job at about 11:30pm. On the way home, I pulled up to a red light and stopped behind a car that had several people in it. I recognized them … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Place

It is reported that the famous actor Gregory Peck was once standing in line with a friend, waiting for a table in a crowded Los Angeles restaurant. They had been waiting for some time. The diners seemed to be taking … Continue reading

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Patience of Job

I have always heard of the “patience of Job”, but I never thought of Job as being a patient man. After his troubles come upon him, he is constantly demanding an audience with God. He wants some explanations for why … Continue reading

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This Is Our Year!

As the Chicago Cubs prepare for their playoff game against the Pittsburgh Pirates this evening, I can’t help but think about my friends who are Cubs fans. They have remained loyal to their team through one of the longest dry … Continue reading

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Lesson in Patience

A young woman’s car stalled at a stoplight. She tried to get it started, but nothing would happen. The light turned green, and there she sat, angry and embarrassed, holding up traffic. The car behind her could have gone around, … Continue reading

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Long Time Coming

Kenny Perry is one of the hottest golfers on the planet right now. He came from 10 shots down after 36 holes to pull away from the field for a convincing win in the U.S. Senior Open in Omaha, Nebraska. … Continue reading

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Back Home Again

Thomas Wolfe wrote, “All things point home in old October; sailors to sea, travelers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.” It’s October, … Continue reading

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