A man was being pursued by a roaring, hungry lion. Feeling the beast’s hot breath on his neck and knowing his time was short, he prayed frantically as he ran, “O Lord, please make this lion a Christian.”Read More
The greatest gift you could ever receive
On May 2, 1962, a dramatic advertisement appeared in the San Francisco Examiner that said,
I don’t want my husband to die in the gas chamber for a crime he did not commit. I will therefore offer my services for 10 years as a cook, maid, or housekeeper to any leading attorney who will defend him and bring about his vindication.
What’s your business?
Charles Dickens drives home a profound truth in a scene from his famous novel, A Christmas Carol.Read More
How you can build up the body of Christ
There was a team of engineers who did an experiment in a wind tunnel to determine why geese fly in a “V” formation. In the experiment, they discovered that each goose, flapping its wings, creates an uplift for the goose that follows.Read More
The profound impact of human connection
There was a woman who always went to a certain post office in her town because the postal employees there were just so friendly. One year just before Christmas, she walked in to buy a book of stamps, and the lines were particularly long.Read More
You were made to praise
Michael Green tells the story of a young boy trying out for a part in the school play…Read More
Make today count for eternity
Chuck Swindoll tells the story of a fighter pilot shot down by enemy fire during World War II…
At treetop level, he lost part of his stabilizer, a section of his rudder, the tip of his wing, and the landing gear. Finally, he came down in the top of the trees in his cockpit. He breathed a sigh of relief as he sat there in the cockpit, as it rocked precariously back and forth. Enclosed in the cockpit all by himself he was saved, yet so through fire. He was there intact, but he had very little to show for it.Read More
How you can be used to impact eternity
In 1994, The New York Times reported that graffiti from the 1800s was discovered by workers renovating the Washington Monument. It was quite a different tone from much of the graffiti found today on walls, railcars, and street signs. Here’s what it said…Read More
The importance of nourishing friendships
The world-renowned psychologist, Sigmund Freud, died at the age of 83, a bitter and disillusioned man. Though he was one of the most influential thinkers of our time, Freud had little compassion for the common person.Read More
Get your passion back!
A shopper approached the perfume counter at a department store and asked the saleswoman, “Do you still have Elizabeth Taylor’s Passion?”Read More