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  • Once Upon A Time There Was A Young Boy Named ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 14, 2010

    Once upon a time there was a young boy named Philip. Philip was born with Downs Syndrome. He was a pleasant and happy as most Downs children are--but he grew increasingly aware of the difference between himself and other children. Philip went to Sunday School at a Methodist church. His teacher, more

  • Jesus Knocking

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    JESUS KNOCKING A nurse on the Pediatric Ward before listening to the little ones' heart beat would plug the stethoscope into their ears and let them listen to their own hearts. Their eyes would always light up with awe, but she never got a response to equal four-year old David's comment. She more

  • Back When The Telegraph Was The Fastest Method Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Back when the telegraph was the fastest method of long-distance communication, a young man applied for a job as a Morse Code operator. Answering an ad in the newspaper, he went to the office address that was listed. When he arrived, he entered a large, busy office filled with noise and clatter, more

  • Fully Furnished!  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Fully furnished! Leander McCormick-Goodheart was a recruiter for the Ford Motor Company in 1944. He toured fifty universities across the United States to recruit the outstanding graduating student of each institution. At Leigh University, he met a young man named Lee and offered him a position at more

  • Three Weeks After Her Wedding Day, Joanna Called ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Three weeks after her wedding day, Joanna called her minister in hysterics. She was crying, “Pastor, John and I had our first fight together! It was awful. What am I going to do?" The pastor, leaning back in his chair and shaking his head said, "Calm down, Joanna, this isn’t nearly as bad as you more

  • Liz Curtis Higgs Was One Of The Best-Known Disc ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007

    Liz Curtis Higgs was one of the best-known disc jockeys in America, and she lived quite a…wild lifestyle without God. In fact, Howard Stern was the A.M. show, and Liz Curtis Higgs was the P.M. show. And one day Howard Stern said to Liz, “You know, you need to clean up your act.” Now, that really more

  • Here Is A Sign That Was Posted On A Bathroom ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Here is a SIGN that was posted on a BATHROOM DOOR Attention Everyone: The Bathroom Door is Closed! Please do not stand there and talk, whine or ask questions. Wait until I get out. Yes, it is locked. I want it that way. No, it is not broken; I am not trapped. I know I have left it unlocked, more

  • One Out Of Three Children In The United States ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007

    One out of three children in the United States are growing up without a father present in the home. Last year in a number of major U.S. cities more children were born out of wedlock than within. The American home is in crisis. Very serious diseases are affecting and infecting our home life. Things more

  • Two Paddleboats Left Port About The Same Time ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007

    Two paddleboats left port about the same time down the Mississippi River. As they traveled side by side, the sailors began to taunt one another; challenging words were exchanged until finally a race began. After a time, one boat began falling behind; its fuel supply nearly expended. Although there more

  • Installing Husband 1.0  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Aug 30, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    INSTALLING HUSBAND 1.0 Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slow down in overall system performance -- particularly in the flower and jewelry applications, which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0. In addition, Husband 1.0 more

  • That Reminds Me Of A Story Of A Mother Who ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on May 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    That reminds me of a story of a mother who invited some people to dinner. At the table, she turned to her six-year-old daughter and said, "Would you like to say the blessing?" "I wouldn’t know what to say," the girl replied. "Just say what you hear Mommy say," the mother answered. The little girl more

  • That Reminds Me Of What Happened To A Tribe In ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Apr 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    That reminds me of what happened to a tribe in the jungles of East Asia, when missionaries showed them the Jesus film. It was a big deal when I was in Seminary and one of my friends was a missionary telling me about all that was going on with the Jesus Film. The movie was being shown as an more

  • In All Of Sports, There Is Perhaps No Basketball ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Apr 8, 2007

    In all of sports, there is perhaps no basketball rivalry quite as intense as that between the Universities of Duke and North Carolina. The campuses are only eight miles apart. Both teams have different shades of blue for their primary color, so North Carolinians are told, "Choose Your Blue!" Duke more

  • It Was A Sunny Saturday Morning And The Man ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Mar 24, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    It was a sunny Saturday morning and the man decided to bring his seven-year-old son along to work with him to show his son what his daddy did. He showed him the big gears which raised and lowered the bridge and how to pull the levers here and there. The boy later played along the river skipping more

  • The Year Was 1992. A Man Was On Parole For Child ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Mar 24, 2007

    The year was 1992. A man was on parole for child molesting. His fellow apartment renters complained of odors and chainsaw noises. When the police searched his apartment, they found it full of skulls, headless torsos and body parts. He would murder, mutilate and sometimes cannibalized boys and men. more

  • The Cost His Father Paid

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Mar 24, 2007

    A young boy had to feed his father every day when he came home from school. His father had been so injured and couldn’t do many things for himself and to help with things the mother gave him one job to do and that was to feed his father every day, once a day. But on this particular day, the more

  • One Of My Favorite Stories I'd Like To Share With ...  PRO

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Mar 24, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    One of my favorite stories I’d like to share with you. It is called the story of JOHNNY LINGO’S EIGHT COW WIFE. The writer of this story, Patricia McGerr, says... When I sailed to Kiniwata, an island in the Pacific, I took along a notebook. After I got back it was filled with descriptions of more

  • Twice Mine

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Mar 24, 2007

    “TWICE MINE” Little JOHNNY had spent hours building a small sail boat, crafting it down to the finest detail. He carried his new boat to the edge of the river and then carefully placed it in the water. How smoothly the boat sailed! Little Johnny sat in the warm sunshine, admiring the little boat more

  • A Study Was Done By The Us Census Bureau Which ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Jan 8, 2007

    A study was done by the US Census Bureau which stated that the USA has the highest: divorce rate, percentage of single parent families, teen more

  • Jan Was On Staff With Athletes In Action. After ...

    Contributed by Kent Kessler on Jan 8, 2007

    Jan was on staff with Athletes in Action. After attending a conference where the importance of listening to unsaved people was stressed, Jan and others were relaxing in the hotel whirlpool. Two adolescent girls joined them in the tub. One of the teens, named Brittany, began passionately telling her more