How to find exactly what you seek

Two very different birds with very different outlooks make their homes in the deserts of the United States. One is the vulture: a giant scavenger bird that eats the dead carcasses of animals off the ground. The other is the hummingbird: a small, fast-moving bird that eats the nectar from living flowers…

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How your attitude can affect everything

In the mid-1960s, Bill Russell was the star basketball center for the world champion Boston Celtics. Russell was dominant on the court, and …

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How to connect with others on a deeper level

In the mid-1960s, Bill Russell was the star basketball center for the world champion Boston Celtics. Russell was dominant on the court, and …

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How to live in light of your identity in Christ

In the ninth century, King Alfred the Great saved England from conquest by the Danish. At one point during his war with the Danes, Alfred was forced to seek refuge in the hut of a poor Saxon family…

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How to unleash your full God-given potential

One day, a man was walking by a farm and saw an eagle living among the chickens. So he stopped to ask the farmer why…

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How you can find real and lasting success

Suffering from terminal cancer at the age of 47, former North Carolina State basketball coach Jim Valvano did an interview where he admitted to being overly obsessed with winning in his younger years…

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Who did God create you to be?

Actor Peter Sellers is well known for his work in television and movies. He’s also famous for the amount of time and energy he puts into immersing himself in his characters…

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How to avoid the trap of destructive anger

In the spring of 1894, the Baltimore Orioles came to Boston to play a routine baseball game. At one point during the game, the Orioles’ John McGraw got into a fight with the Boston third baseman. In just a few minutes, both teams had emptied their dugouts and joined the brawl…

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The influence you can have on the young generation

Several years ago, an author for Readers Digest was studying the Amish people in preparation for an article he was planning to write on them. As part of his research, he went to an Amish school, where he observed the children as they played in the school yard…

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How you can live with an attitude of action

In 1949, time technicians at the National Institute of Standards and Technology set a new level of precision with the invention of the atomic clock…

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