Tag Archives: serving the Lord

Busy as a Bee

I just read that a typical bee hive can have 90,000 bees living in it. Just like people, bees have different jobs, with specialized roles to play. Some bees travel around collecting the nectar that eventually becomes honey. Other bees … Continue reading

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Powerful!

This past offseason the New York Yankees acquired power hitter Giancarlo Stanton in a trade. Stanton led the major leagues last season when he blasted 59 home runs for the Florida Marlins. Stanton will beef up an already powerful Yankee … Continue reading

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New Ways

I don’t put much stock in the predictions of Chinese fortune cookies, but I usually read mine to see what it says. At my most recent stop at a Chinese restaurant, my fortune cookie said, “You will be asked to … Continue reading

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Questionable Gift

Last year someone brought an unusual donation to a food bank in Wales. It was a can of soup. “What is so unusual about that?” you might ask. This particular can of soup was at least 46 years old! The price … Continue reading

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On the Move

A recent Garfield cartoon had the ever optimistic Jon proclaiming, “Nothing can stop me!” To which the lethargic Garfield replied, “Nothing can start me!” This seems to describe two different types of church members you find in most congregations. On … Continue reading

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Still Serving

Barbara Klassen had a great-uncle who lived to be 106 years old. He maintained such good health in his later years that he was able to chauffer some of his less able-bodied senior friends around town. On his 100th birthday, … Continue reading

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Doing Your Best

A man robbed a bank in New York City yesterday and got away with over $1,200. It happened at the Santander Bank in Queens shortly after 2:00pm. The robber, wearing a grey hoodie, passed a note to the teller demanding … Continue reading

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He’s Still Got It!

Jack Nicklaus participated in the par 3 contest at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia, yesterday. The 75-year-old, who is considered by many to be the greatest golfer of all time, showed that he still has what it takes. Nicklaus pleased … Continue reading

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Focus on Your Game

Golfer Russell Knox is not known for hitting the ball a long way off the tee. He came in at number 120 on the PGA Tour last year in driving distance. Knox comments about this:  “I played with Bubba (Watson) … Continue reading

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Felt the Pain

The boy coming up to pinch hit was by far the smallest player on his baseball team, but he approached the batter’s box with great zeal and determination. Pounding the plate with his bat, he eagerly awaited the first pitch. … Continue reading

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