Tag: illustration

Feb 06

How the Olympics Illustrate Christians!

Much of the country will be fascinated with the Winter Olympics.  My family always enjoys watching them.    Figures skating is always one of the most popular events.  Considering the various participates in figure skating, which one best illustrates you as a Christian? The Announcers – These are the experts in the field.  Their job …

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Jan 16

Reflections on Snow and Our Sins

Our community has experienced a significant snow fall this past week.  Before the snow began falling my farm was a muddy mess.  We had received lots of rain and the yard was soft and muddy.  The barn lot was filthy with animals plodding around sinking in mud.  But then the snow hit.  The snow covered …

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Jan 07

A Cardiologist Models Christ-like Service

A few weeks ago, I was visiting some close friends and church members in the emergency room.  The brother had symptoms connected with heart problems, following a recent surgery.  An ambulance was called and they were receiving care.  The ER doctor wanted them to see a cardiologist.  The nurse was telling us about the cardiologist …

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Jan 04

“He gets nothing, until he takes it from us!”

The young, wild pony would have nothing to do with his new owners.  He was a danger to the kids and anyone in his area.  He was afraid of all humans and refused to cooperate with their plans.  After much work and maneuvering the family finally got him into a barn stall.  This is when …

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Aug 21

The End of Total Solar Eclipses!

Today is the day of first Total Eclipse to travel the length of the United States since 1918.  Eclipses where you live are rare events.  Researches who have studied the orbits of the earth and moon believe the moon is moving 3.8 centimeters away from the earth each year. The effect of such movement means …

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Jul 12

How The Church Should Be a Human Chain!

On Saturday evening July 9th, 10 people had been pulled 100 yards off the shore of Panama City Beach.  A riptide had separated these individuals from the shore and was threatening them with drowning.  Some of the ten were adults who had gone trying to rescue two young boys and got pulled into the riptide …

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Mar 14

Portable Basketball Goal Families!

The kids got a nice portable basketball goal in October.  I was determined to take good care of this goal. I put the recommended weight in the base and kept the goal low to catch less wind.  However, the goal has still fallen over numerous times.  I purchased some ground spikes from Lowe’s and anchored …

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Jan 29

No One is Above the Law!

Sheriff Mike Chitwood of Volusia County, Florida was caught by one of his own deputies going 78 mph in a 55 mph zone.  The deputy realized who he had stopped and declined to give his boss a ticket.  When the sheriff reflected on the incident and his own example, he went back to the deputy and asked …

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Jan 27

It is Different When The Lightning Almost Hits You!

Byron Nelson tells an interesting anecdote in his autobiography regarding Ben Crenshaw in the 1975 U.S. Open.  Ben was finishing up his third round and walking to the 17th hole when lightning struck nearby.  It scared him so badly that he just flat ran off the course.  A couple of USGA officials in the clubhouse …

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Apr 02

I’m just going to look . . .

Caleb loves peanuts.  He developed a habit of getting them out of the pantry and eating them throughout his day.    As he is getting older, Amanda has started clamping down more on this habit so he will eat his meals good.  The other day it was almost lunch time and Caleb goes to the pantry and …

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