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  • Edison And Lincoln: Pictures Of Commitment

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Mar 23, 2011

    EDISON AND LINCOLN: PICTURES OF COMMITMENT Look at the life of Thomas Edison. At 21, he patented his first major invention: the Electrical Vote Recorder (a device 100 years ahead of its time!). At 26, he invented the automatic telegraph and paraffin paper. At 30, the phonograph (earliest record more

  • The Eagle And The Vulture  PRO

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010
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    THE EAGLE AND THE VULTURE A story is told of two birds that soared far above a beautiful national park. They flew the same path, at the same altitude, at the same speed. The eagle returned to tell all about the beautiful waterfalls and streams full of trout, breath-taking landscapes of more

  • The White Flag

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    THE WHITE FLAG Two hundred years after Christ, China’s Han Dynasty began its ruthless conquest of neighboring territories. During a particular battle, an enemy soldier, knowing he was defeated, stripped off part of his shirt and waved it in the air. It was an act of surrender – thus began the more

  • Defeated...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    DEFEATED... On June 15, 1815, as Napoleon came against England in the Battle of Waterloo, reports came back from the front lines... The last message before the fog rolled in: "Wellington Defeated." Later that day, their sorrow of defeat was transformed into the joy of victory when then were able more

  • Agape Love: ‘an Unconditional Commitment ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010
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    Agape love: ‘an unconditional commitment to actively pursue & secure the good of another through sacrificial more

  • The Word ‘love’ Conjures Up So Man ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    The word ‘love’ conjures up so man different things today. A modern dictionary lists 28 various uses for the word: tender affection, warm attachment, intimate passion, strong predication, & amorous benevolence. Yet not of these are complete to define / describe what the Bible speaks of as a more

  • God Is Most Glorified In Us When We Are Most ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in more

  • The Vows Of God Are Upon You, O Believer, And ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    The vows of God are upon you, O believer, and they bind you to be more

  • In The Last 5,500 Years Our World Has Only Seen ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    In the last 5,500 years our world has only seen 292 years of peace. Over 14,000 wars have caused nearly 4 billion deaths. According to recent reports, stress-related claims rose 700% since the 80′s; in fact, 3 out of 5 doctor visits are stress-related. All kinds of factors today contribute more

  • Splitting The House

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    SPLITTING THE HOUSE Mary Karr’s uncle had endured all he could stand! The tall Texan grabbed his chain saw and began to split his own house into two halves. He was sick and tired of living with such an unforgiving woman to whom he had not spoken in months. He had enough. He divided his house more

  • Dads Make A Difference

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    DADS MAKE A DIFFERENCE Dad, you might not feel like your presence is very important. You might not feel like you are making a difference, but you are. Fatherless kids are more likely to: - Be convicted of a violent crime (2,000% more likely than those with fathers) - Be involved in a teen more

  • Not Long Ago, Off The Coast Of The Dominican ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    Not long ago, off the coast of the Dominican Republic, a couple was attempting to break the free-diving record (a sport of testing how deep a person can go on one gulp of air). After Audrey had descended to the predetermined depth of 561 ft, her lift bag tragically did not inflate. What should more

  • More And More, Law Enforcement Officials Are ...

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 9, 2010

    More and more, law enforcement officials are coming around to the conclusion that the only way to reduce the crime rate in America is to make everything legal. Moves in various parts of the country to decriminalize marijuana are illustrative of this approach. If adopted nationwide, proponents more