A couple of weeks ago in a local newspaper there was a complaint by a student concerning her test results. She ended up with 99.95% and was complaining that she should have received 100% Personally; I admire her for her very high achievement. 99.95% is not too shabby nowadays! Actually, it is a fabulous result for an examination. During my days at school, 40% was the pass mark. Continue reading
Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried,
Quietly, patiently, lovingly God replied.
I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate,
And the Master so gently said, “Child, you must wait.”
“Wait? You say, wait! ” my indignant reply.
“Lord, I need answers, I need to know why!
Is your hand shortened? Or have you not heard?
By Faith, I have asked, and I am claiming your Word. Continue reading
In 1962, four nervous young musicians played their first record audition for the executives of the Decca Recording company. The executives were not impressed. While turning down this group of musicians, one executive said, “We don’t like their sound. Groups of guitars are on the way out.” The group was called The Beatles. Continue reading
In the warm glow of lamp light, the family room looked ready and welcoming for relatives visiting from the west. In the bright sunlight of morning, a different story appeared. There, to my chagrin, on the black DVD, DVR and cable box appeared layers of fine dust, hidden from sight in the darkened room, but in the bright light of morning, there for all to see. Continue reading
I came across the wonderful story and it explained so much to me. I hope it helps you too as you read it and see God in this story!
A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Continue reading
“A house becomes a home when you can write “I love you” on the furniture.” I can’t tell you how many countless hours that I have spent CLEANING! I used to spend at least 8 hours every weekend making sure things were just perfect – “in case someone came over”. Continue reading
Andy, him being a 72-year-old man goes for his quarterly physical. All of his tests come back normal so the doctor says, “Andy, everything looks great, but how are you doing mentally and emotionally and are you at peace with God?” Andy replies, “Everything’s just fine Doc, and God and I are real tight. Continue reading
A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up, She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose.
Her mother took her to the kitchen. Continue reading
Many years ago, a wealthy man went duck hunting with a hired hand named Sam. They took a horse and carriage, and along the way a rim came off one of the wheels. As Sam hammered it back on, he accidentally hit his finger. Instantly he let go with some bad words. He quickly fell to his knees, asking God’s forgiveness. Continue reading
A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him.
It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his preacher’s visit, the man welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair near the fireplace and waited. Continue reading