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Just In Case Your Boss Catches You Asleep At Your ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 4, 2001
Summary: Just in case your boss catches you asleep at your desk, be ready to blurt out one of these excuses: *They told me at the blood bank that this might happen. *This is just a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in that time management cours...
Category: Humor
based on 80 ratings
Scripture: none
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Christian Fathers Need To Pray For Their ...
Shared By: John Williams III on Jun 9, 2003
Summary: Christian fathers need to pray for their children. When we pray for our children, we are asking God to help, guide and protect beyond our abilities to do so. All human fathers have limits. But, our Heavenly Father is not limited by any means! And...
Category: Stories
based on 15 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: Matthew 9:35-38
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A Prominent Businessman At A Luncheon ...
Shared By: John Williams III on Aug 11, 2004
Summary: “A prominent businessman at a luncheon announcing his decision to give away a significant amount of money to his alma mater caused great division within his family, for his money was coming out of what his children believed to be their rightful inhe...
Category: Stories
based on 7 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
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Stress Management
Shared By: DR. WHEELER JONES on May 27, 2006
Summary: Stress Management A lecturer was giving a lecture to his students on stress management. He raised a glass of water and asked the audience, "How heavy do you think this glass of water is?" The students’ answers ranged from 20g to 500g. "It does...
Category: Stories
based on 11 ratings
Denomination: Church Of God
Scripture: none
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Have You Ever Heard Of Lieutenant Hirro Onada? ...
Shared By: K. Edward Skidmore on Jan 16, 2007
Summary: Have you ever heard of Lieutenant Hirro Onada? He was the last Japanese soldier to surrender after World War II. He was left on the island Lubang in the Philippines in 1944 --- along with three other soldiers. They were left with the command to ...
Category: Stories
based on 39 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 8:5-13
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Women Sleep Deprived A National Sleep Foundation ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: Women Sleep Deprived A National Sleep Foundation study finds the majority of American women are continually sleep deprived, either because of young children, biological changes (pregnancy and menopause), stress or pets. The impact on families, perso...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Chronic Pain Has Risen Dramatically Among ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: Chronic pain has risen dramatically among full-time U.S. workers in the past 10 years. (Foster letter 3/25/07)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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The Life Expectancy Of A Police Officer In The ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: The life expectancy of a police officer in the U.S. is 57 years vs. 64 for a criminal. (Foster Letter 4/10/07)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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A Police Officer Under Extreme Stress Is Five ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: A police officer under extreme stress is five times more likely to take his own life than to be shot in the line of duty. (Foster Letter 4/10/07)
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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31% Of Hotel Guests Often Have A Problem With ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 10, 2008
Summary: 31% of hotel guests often have a problem with noise during a stay, second only to dirty rooms as the biggest hotel annoyance. Disturbance by other guests or their TVs is the #1 source of noise irritation: 59.3% of guests rated it more annoying than ...
Category: Statistics
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Root Beer Thirst --- ...
Shared By: Peter Loughman on Apr 3, 2010
Summary: Root Beer Thirst --- --- As a kid in High School, I loved to go to amusement parks, and so did my friends. We only had a couple of amusement parks in the SF Bay Area and my high school buddies and I were able to convince our parents to drop us off ...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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Thirst ---- Believe It Or Not I Played Football ...
Shared By: Peter Loughman on Apr 3, 2010
Summary: THIRST ---- Believe it or not I played football in high school. Football started in August where I grew up, and in August the daily temperatures were usually 100 - 120 degrees. That’s hot. Of course our brilliant coaches insisted we wear full paddin...
Category: Stories
Scripture: none
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The Eden Project
Shared By: Ken Pell on Sep 13, 2010
Summary: In Cornwall, England, you can visit a place called “The Eden Project.” The Eden Project attempted to build the perfect environment in which plants and trees could flourish. Obviously named for the Garden of Eden, this collection of “biomes,” huge do...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: none
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I Recently Had A Nursery Operator Inform Me That ...
Shared By: Ken Pell on Sep 13, 2010
Summary: I recently had a nursery operator inform me that keeping my young fruit trees tied up so that the wind would not “damage” them was, in actuality, damaging them! They told me that the strong winds strengthened the fibers of the tree’s trunk and limbs...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: John 16:33-0:0
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The Large Cattle Ranches In Oklahoma And The ...
Shared By: Ken Pell on Sep 13, 2010
Summary: The large cattle ranches in Oklahoma and the southern plains use wooden fence posts instead of metal "T posts" because of the constant wind. After a while the constant pressure from the wind bends the metal posts. The wooden fence posts are able to ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Nazarene
Scripture: John 16:33-0:0
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An Estimated One Million Workers Are Absent On ...
Shared By: Derrick Tuper on Sep 21, 2010
Summary: An estimated one million workers are absent on an average workday because of stress related complaints. Stress is said to be responsible for more than half of the 550,000,000 workdays lost annually because of absenteeism. Job stress is estimated to...
Category: Statistics
Scripture: none
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Fortified Within
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Mar 23, 2011
Summary: FORTIFIED WITHIN There are two ways of handling pressure. One is illustrated by a bathysphere, the miniature submarine used to explore the ocean in places so deep that the water pressure would crush a conventional submarine like an aluminum can. ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Colossians 1:9-14
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The Stress-Free Life of the Bedouins
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 4, 2011
Summary: THE STRESS-FREE LIFE OF THE BEDOUINS The Bedouin shepherd lives in shabby box tents that dot the hillsides throughout Israel. When compared to our lives saturated with modern conveniences it seems as though they live a very difficult life. Howeve...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:1-5
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The Citadel: A Refuge
Shared By: Ed Vasicek on Jun 6, 2011
Summary: THE CITADEL: A REFUGE From the Jewish Encyclopedia: "The citadel forming the center of a fortified city was also termed "migdol" (Judges viii. 9, ix. 46). It was usually erected at the highest point of the city, and formed the last place of re...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Margin or Messiah?
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Aug 24, 2011
Summary: MARGIN OR MESSIAH? Richard Swenson wrote a book in the 1990's titled, "Margin" in which he describes modern society as so overcommitted and over scheduled that we have no space left for rest. A reviewer writes: Overload is not having time to fini...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30
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Stress Is An Ignorant State. It Believes That ...
Shared By: David DeWitt on Dec 29, 2011
Summary: Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. --Natalie Goldberg, Wild Mind
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
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Stress and Health Care
Shared By: Michael McCartney on Oct 23, 2012
Summary: STRESS AND HEALTH CARE Dr. Don Colbert wrote a book called Stress Less in which he tackles the problem of stress in our society. Listen to a few observations he has made as a Medical Doctor. "Did you know that 75 to 90 percent of all visits to a ...
Category: Quotes
Scripture: none
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There Are 2 Ways Of Handling Pressure
Shared By: Tim Spear on Dec 6, 2012
Summary: There are 2 ways of handling pressure: One is illustrated by a bathysphere, the miniature submarine used to explore the ocean in places so deep that the water pressure would crush a conventional submarine like an aluminum can. Bathyspheres compensa...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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STRESSED SANTA
Shared By: Tim Smith on Jan 6, 2013
Summary: STRESSED OUT SANTA A shopping mall Santa Claus in California had a meltdown after refusing to cuddle a bawling toddler, calling the mother evil and ripping off his beard and costume in front of startled children. Kelly Fornatoro, 33, said she tol...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Methodist
Scripture: none
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Pressure, Heat and Agitation
Shared By: David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
Summary: PRESSURE, HEAT AND AGITATION Ever since the 1920s, Yoo-hoo has been making a permanent mark in the history of soft drinks. The story starts in the beginning of the 20th century, when the Olivieri family of New Jersey ran a small business producin...
Category: Stories
Denomination: Christian Church
Scripture: James 1:2-3
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Overloaded
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on May 3, 2013
Summary: OVERLOADED In the book, Overload, by Dr. Richard Swenson, he discusses one of the main reasons our lives have too much anxiety and stress. He says that most of us are just plain overloaded. Think about it. (1) We are overloaded with commitments. ...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Luke 10:38-42
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Ministry Meltdown
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jun 3, 2013
Summary: MINISTRY MELTDOWN My dear friends, when life seems overwhelming, don't get busy; get help! Otherwise, you'll just wear yourself out and those around you. That's what Bob Merritt, pastor of the Eagle Brook Church in Minnesota, was doing. In a ...
Category: Quotes
Denomination: *other
Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30