Showing God’s love by putting others first

Despite his busy schedule, Abraham Lincoln often visited wounded Civil War soldiers in hospitals across the Union. On one occasion, he walked in to see a man who was near death…

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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…

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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…

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Winning the battle over sluggishness

An old mountaineer and his wife were sitting in front of the fireplace one evening just passing the time. Soon, they heard what they thought were raindrops falling…

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Are you wise, or just smart?

The famous author and inventor Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, “For every man, education should be a process which continues all his life…”

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The danger of having a jealous heart

The famous novelist and playwright Samuel Beckett received great recognition for his work—but not from everyone. Beckett’s marriage was plagued by his wife’s jealousy…

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Staying committed to your higher calling

The Civil War might have been averted and a peaceful emancipation of slaves achieved had there been more people like journalist Elijah Lovejoy…

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The importance of taking personal responsibility

Not long ago, a young woman was attacked in a New York residential area while at least 38 neighbors watched from their windows. And during the course of the 30-minute assault, not even one person telephoned the police…

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The importance of being a ‘doer’

In the early years of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln became so angered at the inactivity of Union commander George McClellan that the President wrote his commanding general…

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Are you saved by faith or works?

A story is told of the renowned artist Paul Gustave Doré, who lost his passport while traveling through Europe. So when he came to a border crossing, he explained his predicament…

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