The key to building solid, selfless relationships

Albert Einstein was invited to speak at a banquet held in his honor at Swarthmore College. Hundreds of people from all over the country crowded an auditorium to hear what he had to say…

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What if you’re wrong?

For centuries, people believed that Aristotle was right when he said that the heavier an object, the faster it would fall to earth…

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Waiting patiently for God’s perfect timing

There was a family who had a small Scottish terrier who would go to their back door and bark and bark until someone finally got the message and let it out. One day, a handyman had come to do some work…

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Standing firm when you’re tempted to compromise

Sister Carol Anne O’Marie is a nun in Oakland, California, who writes mystery novels about an elderly nun who becomes a detective. Awhile back, Sister O’Marie was approached by a Hollywood television company…

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Where do you store your treasure?

George W. Truett, a well-known pastor in the mid-1900s, was invited to dinner in the home of a very wealthy man in Texas. When the meal was finished, the gracious host took Pastor Truett to a high place where they could get a good view…

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What to do when life knocks you down

A story is told that Andrew Jackson’s boyhood friends just couldn’t understand how he became a famous general and then President of the United States…

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Remaining faithful through persecution

In 1857, archaeologists digging in the remains of a boarding school in Rome found a picture dating from the third century. It shows a boy standing…

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Finding perfect peace in a chaotic world

An art contest was held to find the perfect picture of peace. The challenge stirred the imagination of artists everywhere, and paintings arrived from far and wide…

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Finding supernatural patience as you wait on God

Some of the greatest missionaries in the history of our faith were firmly devoted to spreading the seed of God’s Word, and yet had to wait long periods before seeing the fruit of their efforts…

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The impact of your actions on others

An old dentist recounts a story about his very busy dental office years ago. Apparently, he had one particular patient who was constantly late to his appointments…

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