The animal kingdom is fascinating to observe. There is fierce competition that exists within various species. For example, the wild Dogs of Africa are competitive for their mates. In a documentary one pack of dogs revealed this struggle for dominance. The male dog had two
Contributed by Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
A woman from Kentucky tells this story. After directory assistance gave
me my boyfriend’s new telephone number, I dialed him and got a woman.
"Is Mike there?" I asked.
"He’s in the shower," she responded.
"Please tell him his girlfriend phoned," I said and hung
Contributed by Darren Ethier on Jul 11, 2001
Dwight L. Moody once told the fable of an eagle who was envious of another that could fly better than he could. One day the bird saw a sportsman with a bow and arrow and said to him, "I wish you would bring down that eagle up there." The man said he would if he had some feathers for his arrow. So
Contributed by Rita Sims on Aug 5, 2001
Those of us who have e-mail usually get little stories or sayings from our friends. Sometimes I really read them, other times I don’t. The other day one of my high school friends sent me one I want to share with you.
We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 13, 2001
An incident is related in Greek history of a wrestler who was so envious of Theagenes, the prince of wrestlers, that he could not be consoled in any way. After Theagenes died and a statue was erected to him in a public place, this envious antagonist went out every night and wrestled
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2001
Greed is the logical result of the belief that there is no life after death. We grab what we can while we can however we can and then hold on to it
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 12, 2002
LETTING GO OF TREASURES
Giving with a glad and generous heart has a way of routing out the tough old miser within us. Even the poor need to know that they can give. Just the very act of letting go of money or some other treasure does something
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
I am absolutely convinced that no wealth in the world can help humanity forward, even in the hands of the most devoted worker. The example of great and pure individuals is the only thing that can lead us to noble thoughts and deeds. Money only appeals to selfishness and irresistibly invites abuse.
Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 10, 2002
The story is told of a great English preacher, FB Meyer, and his struggle with jealousy when another great English preacher, G. Campbell Morgan, returned to England after being in America.
Meyer said to some friends, "It was easy to pray for the success of Morgan when he was in America. But when
Contributed by Andrew Chan on May 2, 2002
Richard Foster (1985,p.13) noted: “The demon in money is greed. Nothing can destroy human
Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
The world says, The more you take, the more you have. Christ says, the more you give, the more
Contributed by Victor Yap on Aug 29, 2002
I am among the minority who had little interest in the original Star Wars movie but has a liking for the prequel story of Anakin Skywalker in Episode I and II. Anakin, who later evolved into the sinister Darth Vader, was a cute, helpful, and sacrificial 9-year-old boy in Episode I. In Episode II,
Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Jan 3, 2003
Louis Evans tells a story that I’m sure many can relate to. At one of the homes in which he lived, he had a problem with a persistent weed that “grew rapidly and pushed it ugly stalk and leaves right in front of [his] bedroom window.” He tried chopping it down several times hoping to discourage
THERE ARE MANY KINDS OF CHICKENS (Rhode Island Red, white, roosters, hens, ) ---
BUT IN DUMPLINGS IT IS JUST CHICKEN .... In the cooking pot seems all differences matter little!
Gore Vidal, the famous author and atheist once described Christianity as the greatest disaster ever to strike the West.
He said: “It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.” and
Video Illustration: The Beginning of Mission Impossible when the agent accepts the Mission.
We look a video clip like this and we admire this man for accepting the mission and all the risks that go along with it. The truth is we envy this man because he is willing to live his life on the edge
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 8, 2004
“A One Way Street With No Turns!” Luke 9: 49-50 Key verse(s): 49: “‘Master,’ said John, ‘we say a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because his is not one of us.’”
“For many years Sir Walter Scott was the leading literary figure in the British Empire. No one