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  • Here Is A Story From Amy In Miami Beach About ...

    Contributed by Brian Harvison on May 29, 2008

    Here is a story from Amy in Miami Beach about anxiety and worry Dancing Potato Chips Not long ago I had “one of those days. I had company arriving in a couple of days and the toilet was clogged. I went to the bank, and the “its my first day” teller processing my deposit had to start over three ...read more

  • I ...

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Nov 16, 2008

    ILLUSTRATION: Worry is like a ‘loose cannon’ on the inside of us. Victor Hugo, author of Les Miserables, wrote a short story called, "93." In the midst of this story a ship at sea is caught in a terrible storm. The boat rocks to and fro, buffeted by the waves, when suddenly the crew hears a ...read more

  • I Have Some Christian Friends Who Live In India. ...

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Nov 25, 2008

    I have some Christian friends who live in India. After one of my Indian friends visited America, he made this observation. “You Americans have insurance for everything … insurance if you get sick … insurance if you get robbed … insurance if you wreck your car … even insurance if you die. In ...read more

  • The Person Who Wastes Today Crying Over ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Feb 15, 2009

    “The person who wastes today crying over yesterday will waste tomorrow crying over ...read more

  • A Seminar Leader Wanted To Make An Important ...

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 18, 2009

    A seminar leader wanted to make an important point, so he took a wide mouth jar and filled it with rocks. “Is the jar full?” he asked. “Yes,” came a reply. “Oh, really?” he said. Then poured smaller pebbles into the jar to fill the spaces between the rocks. “Is it full now?” “Yes,” said someone ...read more

  • Why ...

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Mar 26, 2009

    “Why Worry?” A French soldier in World War I carried with him this little receipt for worry: “Of two things, one is certain. Either you are at the front, or you are behind the lines. If you are at the front, of two things one is certain. Either you are exposed to danger, or you are in a safe ...read more

  • Consider The Life Of A Certain ...

    Contributed by Reylourd Reyes on Mar 26, 2009

    Illustration: Consider the life of a certain man. At 16, his family was forced out of their home. He had to work to support them as a young boy. At 32 he ran for State Legislature. He lost the election, then his job. At 33 he borrowed some money from a friend to begin a business and by the end of ...read more

  • Einstein And The Driver  PRO

    Contributed by Reylourd Reyes on Mar 26, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    EINSTEIN AND THE DRIVER Let me end this message with a short story. Who among you knows Albert Einstein? I guess you graduating seniors know him. The one who formulated the E=MC2, which led to the discovery of the atomic bomb. When he discovered the formula, a lot of institutions invited him to ...read more

  • A Man Was In A Hurry To Get To His Destination. ...

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on May 7, 2009

    A man was in a hurry to get to his destination. He paced back and forth, watching his watch. He kept going to the ticket booth asking questions. While he worried, his train came in and left without him. If ...read more

  • Missionaries New Post– Husband ...

    Contributed by Robert Clark on Jun 19, 2009

    Illustration: Missionaries new post– husband missing – wife worried - hears native drums – fear/what if’s – husband returns with friendly natives bearing anniversary gifts - wife ...read more

  • Taking Care Of ...

    Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009

    TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS The first Queen Elizabeth asked a man to go abroad for her on a business matter. He said, "I sincerely wish I could but I can’t. My own business is so demanding, it would suffer if I left." The Queen replied, "Sir, if you will attend to my business, I will take care of ...read more

  • You Can't Justify ...

    Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 5, 2009

    YOU CAN’T JUSTIFY WORRYING So often we try to justify worrying. I know a man who said, "Don’t tell me worrying doesn’t do any good. Everything I worry about doesn’t happen." One man defended his worrying by saying, "I find it helps to worry. The people who worry never get ulcers." And one ...read more

  • Christian Guitarist Phil Keaggy, In His Song

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Aug 6, 2009

    Christian guitarist Phil Keaggy, in his song "A Time and a Place," said, "Said the robin to the sparrow, I would really like to know Why these anxious human beings Rush about and worry so. Said the sparrow to the robin, Friend, I think ...read more

  • French ...

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 11, 2009

    French Invasion: During the 1800s, the French General George Muller Massena who took orders from Napoleon, arrived at a quaint and militarily important Austrian town. His 18,000 soldiers were gearing up for their invasion, as the stunned Austrian citizens were lifeless and terrified. Knowing they ...read more

  • Dale Carnegie's Solution To ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 26, 2009

    Dale Carnegie’s Solution to Worry--Prayer We can forget about what tomorrow brings - we can quit worrying - because if we love Almighty God and have faith in Him, everything will work out for our good! Down through the centuries, many who have tried Him have found that to be true! The late ...read more

  • Chuck Swindoll Stated In Laugh Again, "Worry ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Chuck Swindoll stated in Laugh Again, "Worry about nothing…pray about everything, and rest" (page 203). He says that the three substitutes ...read more

  • Science Tells Us That A Dense Fog, One Hundred ...

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jan 18, 2010

    Science tells us that a dense fog, one hundred feet deep and covering seven city blocks, is composed of less than one eight-ounce glass of water. So a single glass of water can shut down a large airport! One glass of water can completely ...read more

  • I Don’t Have Any Paid Employment At ...

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Feb 7, 2010

    I don’t have any paid employment at present. Moving to Sydney has been a step of faith. We have limited resources for the future. Our possessions fit into a garage. Somewhere under all those boxes is a piano that we have carted around on all our moves and still has future moves to come. I am ...read more

  • Just ...

    Contributed by Tony Abram on May 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    JUST REMEMBER... The next time you feel like God can’t use you, just remember... NOAH was a drunk.... ABRAHAM was too old... ISAAC was a daydreamer.... JACOB was a liar... LEAH was ugly... JOSEPH was abused... MOSES had a stuttering problem... GIDEON was afraid... SAMPSON had long ...read more

  • No Guarantee Of A Win

    Contributed by John Perry on Jul 31, 2010

    NO GUARANTEE OF A WIN Have you ever listened to a game on the radio. It’s amazing ... especially if you just come back every now and then throughout the game for a score update ... how the game can change. I don’t know how many times I’ve heard a game commentary early in the game, only to come ...read more