How to prepare yourself for battle

A Japanese attack on Hawaii is regarded as the most unlikely thing in the world, with one chance in a million of being successful.

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What it means to love others as yourself

In 1986, a terrible tragedy happened in the Black Sea off the coast of Russia. Hundreds of ship passengers were killed when two ships collided, throwing many into the icy waters below.

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How to maintain spiritual unity with others

At the age of 14, a young man ran away from home and fought in the French and Indian War. When the American Revolution broke out, he joined the Continental Army…

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How to develop your “spiritual muscles”

In December of 1987, a Soviet cosmonaut returned to earth after nearly 11 months in orbit above the earth.

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Finding your purpose in adversity

English writer Somerset Maugham once wrote a story about a janitor at St. Peter’s Church in London. It was discovered one day that this janitor was illiterate…

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How to share Christ without fear

Judge John Lowell of Boston had a reputation as a harsh man. One morning at breakfast, Lowell was reading his morning paper when a frightened maid stepped into the room

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Where to turn with life’s tough questions

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was a doctor who became very interested in the use of ether to anesthetize patients who were having procedures done.

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Christianity: routine or relationship?

One afternoon a young lady came home with a new dog that she just adored. She fed him, washed him, and played with him every day.

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The answer for America today

French writer Alexis de Tocqueville visited the United States in 1831. After his visit, he wrote…

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How you can experience joy to the fullest

Years ago, the Holiday Inn hotel chain was looking for 500 new people to fill positions in a large new hotel.

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