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Monthly Archives: October 2019

I knelt to pray but not for long; I had too much to do. I had to hurry and get to work For bills would soon be due. So I knelt and said a hurried prayer And jumped up off my knees. My Christian duty was now done. My soul could rest at ease. All day long, I had no time To spread a word of cheer. No time to speak of… Read More

A woman was waiting at an airport one night, with several long hours before her flight. She hunted for a book in the airport shops, bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop. She was engrossed in her book but happened to see, that the man sitting beside her, as bold as could be… grabbed a cookie or two from the bag in between, which she tried to ignore… Read More

To the ARTIST, He is the One Altogether Lovely. To the ARCHITECT, He is the Chief Corner Stone. To the BAKER, He is the Living Bread. To the BANKER, He is the Hidden Treasure. To the BIOLOGIST, He is the Sure Foundation. To the CARPENTER, He is the Door. To the DOCTOR, He is the Great Physician. To the EDUCATOR, He is the Great Teacher. To the ENGINEER, He is the New and Living Way. To the FLORIST, He is the Rose of Sharon and the Lily of the Valley. To the GEOLOGIST, He… Read More

Take the following story as an encouragement to give your all for someone else and do not worry about the results. No good work will go unseen and only God knows of the impact that your life can have on someone else. Enjoy!  A man was involved in a tragic accident. He lost both legs and his left arm and only a finger and thumb remained on the right hand. But he… Read More

Through every trial and tribulation, our faith in God grows stronger as we experience His strength and faithfulness. That is why,  when you are going through a difficult time and you find yourself asking God, “Why me?” Don’t be discouraged, don’t be dismayed and always remember… If you never felt pain, then how would you know that He is a Healer? If you never went through difficulties then how would you know… Read More

I hope this adds a little laughter or at least a smile to your day…Enjoy! A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute, yelled to the passengers that they had better… Read More

To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a grade. To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave birth to a premature baby. To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper. To realize the value of ONE DAY, ask the person who was born on February 29th. To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who… Read More

An elephant and a dog became pregnant at same time. Three months down the line the dog gave birth to six puppies. Six months later the dog was pregnant again, and nine months on it gave birth to another dozen puppies. The pattern continued. On the eighteenth month the dog approached the elephant questioning, “Are you sure that you are pregnant? We became pregnant on the same date, I have given birth… Read More

I hope this adds a little laughter or at least a smile to your day…Enjoy! The Sunday School lesson for the first graders was on the plan of salvation. The teacher asked, “If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale, and gave all my money to the church, would I get into heaven?” “No!” all the children answered. “If I cleaned the church every day, mowed the… Read More

As pumpkins,  pumpkin spice and flavors start to emerge everywhere, it always reminds me of the Christian being like a pumpkin analogy.  It’s also the perfect season to share this with you all. Enjoy! A lady asked her co-worker what it was like to be a Christian? The lady replied, “It’s like being a pumpkin: God picks you from the patch, brings you in, and washes all the dirt off you may… Read More

Two young ladies arrived at a meeting wearing clothes that were quite revealing their body. The chairman took a good look at them and asked them to take a sit. Then he said something that they might never forget in their life. He looked at them eye to eye and said; “Ladies, everything valuable that God made in this world is well covered and hard to find or get.”` Diamonds are down… Read More

A cactus stood all alone in the desert, wondering why it was stuck in the middle of nowhere. “I do nothing but stand here all day,” it sighed. “What use am I? I’m the ugliest plant in the desert. My spines are thick and prickly, my leaves are rubbery and tough, my skin is thick and bumpy. I can’t offer shade or juicy fruit to any passing traveler. I don’t see that… Read More

If you put a buzzard in a pen six or eight feet square and entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of his ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the ground with a run of ten or twelve feet. Without space to run, as is his habit, he will not even attempt to fly, but will remain… Read More

Over the years, I have learned that Satan is a great deceiver and we often forget he has been a deceiver since the time of Adam and Eve and he is truly good at what he does. No matter how strong our faith is, he will always try everything in his power to cause us doubt and fear.  While God was telling me Deacon Hermon was the one for me, I found… Read More