The Use of Money

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When a man spends his own money to buy something for himself, he is very careful about how much he spends and how he spends it. When a man spends his own money to buy something for someone else, he is still very careful about how much he spends, but somewhat less on what he spends it on. When a … Read More

Priorities

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A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. So the professor then picked up a … Read More

A Willful Walk

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In September 1985, Readers Digest ran a story titled “Letter in the Wallet,” written by Arnold Fine. Fine tells how one bitterly cold day he stumbled upon a wallet on the street. It had just three dollars in it and a crumpled-up letter that obviously had been carried around for many years. The letter was dated sixty years earlier and … Read More

Dr. Detail

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We’ve all seen them: those Facebook posts in which two people meet with seeming randomness, only to come away from the unlikely encounter having learned that You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover. Or that There Is a Little Good in All of Us. Or that There But for the Grace of God Go I. Have you have ever … Read More

Shay’s Story

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Two Choices What would you do?….you make the choice. Don’t look for a punch line, there isn’t one. Read it anyway. My question is: Would you have made the same choice? At a fund raising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten … Read More

The cost of a Miracle

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A little girl went to her bedroom and pulled a glass jelly jar from its hiding place in the closet. She poured the change out on the floor and counted it carefully. Three times, even. The total had to be exactly perfect. No chance here for mistakes. Carefully placing the coins back in the jar and twisting on the cap, … Read More

Old Man’s Prayer

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Hi Lord, it’s me. We are getting older and things are getting …bad here. Gas prices are too high, no jobs, so much corruption, food and heating costs too high. We’ve lost the way. I know you were taken out of our schools, government and even Christmas, but Lord I’m asking you to come back and re-bless America . We … Read More

Burned Biscuits

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BURNED BISCUITS By Larry Perry When I was a kid, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work. On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burned biscuits … Read More

Bible Trivia

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Adam, God made out of dust, but thought it best to make me first So I was made before man, to answer God’s most holy plan. A living being I became, and Adam gave to me my name I, from his presence withdrew, and more of Adam never knew. Thousands of miles I go in fear, but seldom on the … Read More

23rd Psalm

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23RD PSALM FOR THE WORKPLACE The Lord is my real boss and I shall not want. He gives me peace, when chaos is all around me. He gently reminds me to pray before I speak and to do all things without murmuring and complaining. He reminds me that He is my Source and not my job. He restores my sanity … Read More

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