An Open Letter to the NFL Players

An open letter to the NFL players,   You graduated high school in 2011.  Your teenage years were a struggle.  You grew up on the wrong side of the tracks.  Your mother was the leader of the family and worked tirelessly to keep a roof over your head and food on your plate.  Academics were […]

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1.  Robert E Lee was married to George Washington’s granddaughter. He worked with Grant during the Mexican-American war and became …a decorated war hero defending this country.  He believed slavery was a great evil and his wife broke the law by teaching slaves to read and write. 2. After the civil war he worked with […]

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What Is An Accident?

The dictionary defines ‘accident’ as “an unforseen event or one without apparent cause.” Any Christian who understands the sovereignty of God will immediately determine from this definition that there is no such thing as an accident.   It’s like the cowboy who goes to buy some life insurance. The broker asked him if he had […]

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The Purpose of Faith

The Purpose of Faith By Donald R.Ramsey The world today is indeed a very confusing place. It seems that there is no end to competing claims of truth and authority while at the same time one is subjected to an endless stream of counter claims and questions of every sort–the goal of which appears simply […]

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Savor Satisfaction

The good life—the one that truly satisfies—exists only when we stop wanting a better one. It is the condition of savoring what is rather than longing for what might be. The itch for things, the lust for more—so brilliantly injected by those who peddle them—is a virus draining our souls of happy contentment. Have you […]

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Direct Quote from “Larry, the Cable Guy”

  Everyone concentrates on the problems we’re having in Our Country lately: Illegal immigration, hurricane recovery, alligators attacking people in Florida . .. .. . Not me — I concentrate on solutions for the problems — it’s a win-win situation * Dig a moat the length of the Mexican border. * Send the dirt to […]

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So This Is Christmas?

In a business magazine I read, there was an article about a company, imaginary I hope, that was planning its Christmas sales campaign. The board of directors was puzzled how they could beat their competitors, then suddenly the chairman had an idea. “We’ll have a crib,” he said, getting very excited. “We’ll have the most […]

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Election Prediction

We are really ready for this presidential election to be over. We’re ready for an end to the rancor and tackiness. Voters on both sides feel frustrated, even embarrassed by it all. There is a visceral fear, an angst about the result. What if so and so wins? When we wake up to November 9, […]

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The Old Man and the Seagulls

Paul Harvey told this in 1977 as part of his The Rest of the Story radio program. “It is gratitude that prompted an old man to visit an old broken pier on the eastern seacoast of Florida. Every Friday night, until his death in 1973, he would return, walking slowly and slightly stooped with a […]

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