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You’re Not finished Yet…

“On New Year’s Day in 1919 Georgia Tech played the University of California in the Rose Bowl. Shortly before half time, a man named Roy Reagals recovered a fumble for California. Somehow he became confused and he started running 65 yards in the wrong direction. A teammate tackled him just before he would have scored […]

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Roy Rogers Shows Appreciation…

Today good manners are something we rarely practice.  However, good manners, including the expression of gratitude, are one of the greatest assets a person can have.  When we neglect to require our children to say “thank you” when somebody gives them a gift, says something nice about them, or does something for them, we are […]

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Keep your fork…


There was a young woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and had been given three months to live. So as she was getting her things ‘in order,’ she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain aspects of her final wishes. 

She told him which songs she […]

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The King still has one more move…

I love this story. Ken Ulmer—a pastor in Los Angeles told about two men who were in an art museum and came upon a painting of a chess game. One character looked like a man; the other character looked a lot like the Devil. The man is down to his last piece on the chessboard. […]

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The Color of your Worldview…

An old man was sitting on his front porch. He was watching a young man with a severe limp, selling magazines door to door. When the young man finally got to his house the old man bought some magazines and struck up a conversation with the young man. He ask him how he got his […]

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The Cab Ride I Will Never Forget…

Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. One time I arrived in the middle of the night for a pick up at a building that was dark except for a single light in a ground floor window. Under these circumstances, many drivers would just honk once or twice, wait a minute, then […]

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“Who will take the picture of the son?”

A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art..     When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war. He was very courageous and died in battle […]

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What Color Is Your World?

An old man was sitting on his front porch.  He was watching a young man with a severe limp, selling magazines door to door.  When the young man finally got to his house the old man bought some magazines and struck up a conversation with the young man. He ask him how he got his […]

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The Blessing of the Lost Cow…

When I was a boy, my second-grade schoolteacher read us a Brazilian folk tale called The Little Cow. A Master of Wisdom was walking through the countryside with his apprentice when they came to a small, disheveled hovel on a meager piece of farmland. “See this poor family,” said the Master. “Go see if they […]

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Keep Believing in Yourself…

The professor stood before his class of 30 senior Molecular-biology students ready to pass out the final exam. He said, “I’ve been privileged to be your instructor for this semester and I know how hard you have all worked to prepare for this test. I also know that most of you are off to medical […]

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