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  • Telemarketers

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Aug 28, 2017
     | 1,770 views

    IRS Spam Call - I wanted to share an experience that I just had on the phone. I got that dreaded spam call from the IRS. I knew it was false but I felt like I wanted to talk to a person about it. So I called the number. A young lady answered. She gave me a name and told me I owed $4800 on my ...read more

  • What Are You Holding Onto?

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Mar 18, 2016
     | 2,380 views

    Props: trophies, on large nice trophy for the main story. These are some nice trophies. This one was earned by my daughter through playing softball. She was so proud as they called her name up to receive this trophy. This is from a contest that one of them had worked hard for. This large ...read more

  • To Be God's Instrument

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 2, 2013
     | 1,490 views

    TO BE GOD'S INSTRUMENT Ah to be your instrument O God, like Paul to the Gentiles, like Philipp to the eunuch, like Jesus to the world, to be your instrument. To be like a scalpel in the gentle hands of a surgeon, healing and mending. To be like the plow in the weathered hands of the farmer, ...read more

  • The Boat Is On Fire

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,610 views

    THE BOAT IS ON FIRE Robert E. Lee pleasure boat. Steamed out of Vicksburg. Hundreds of people were aboard. After midnight the boat caught fire. The captain discovered it and told his first mate to rush down through the saloon and down every corridor to wake everyone up. He didn't have time ...read more

  • One More Round

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 8, 2013
     | 1,084 views

    Boxing Champion James J. Corbett, when asked, "What's the most important thing for a person to do to become the champion of ...read more

  • Edison On Failure

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 8, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,797 views

    EDISON ON FAILURE Thomas Edison was asked by a laboratory worker how he could go on after thousands of failures. Thomas Edison’s reply was. "Failures? I haven’t failed. I have found thousands of combinations that will not ...read more

  • Water! Water!  PRO

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Oct 5, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,566 views

    "WATER! WATER!" After one of the great battles in the Civil War we were coming down the Tennessee River with a company of wounded men. It was in the spring of the year, and the water was not clear. You know that the cry of a wounded man is, "Water! Water!" especially in a hot country. I ...read more

  • Stress Is An Ignorant State. It Believes That ...

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 29, 2011
     | 1,219 views

    Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. ...read more

  • Better And Wiser Judge

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 23, 2011
     | 989 views

    BETTER AND WISER JUDGE Supreme Court Justice Horace Gray once informed a man who had appeared before him in a lower court and had escaped conviction on a technicality: "I know that you are guilty and you know it, and I wish you to remember that one day you will stand before a better and wiser ...read more

  • When Everything Crumbles

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 22, 2011
     | 1,235 views

    WHEN EVERYTHING CRUMBLES September 11th is one of those moments frozen in time. It is one of those moments that everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news. When the first plane struck the tower at 8:45am, it was a moment that would reshape the fabric of ...read more

  • Destiny Around The Corner

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Sep 10, 2011
     | 1,200 views

    DESTINY AROUND THE CORNER Sometimes emergency intersects with the anointing! God can use the most humble servant to speak some great directions into our lives. God sometimes puts very big messages in very little packages. Samuel spoke into Saul’s life because he heeded the word of his ...read more

  • He Will Demand Everything

    Contributed by Kristian Kilgore on Jul 26, 2011
     | 1,770 views

    HE WILL DEMAND EVERYTHING Breezy, self-confident Christians tell us how wonderful it is to accept Christ and then have a good time all the rest of your life; the Lord won’t demand anything of you. Yes, He will, my friend! The Lord will demand everything of you. And when you give it all ...read more

  • God Tugging On The Line

    Contributed by Pastor Glen Key on Mar 2, 2011
     | 1,034 views

    GOD TUGGING ON THE LINE I read about a 12 year old boy who became a Christian at a revival service. The next week, his friends questioned him about the experience. One friend asked him, "Did you see a vision?" The boy said, "No." Another friend asked, "Did you hear God speak?" The boy said, ...read more

  • God's Supply

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Jul 25, 2010
     | 2,123 views

    GOD'S SUPPLY Missionary statesman Hudson Taylor had complete trust in God's faithfulness. In his journal he wrote: "Our heavenly Father is a very experienced One. He knows very well that His children wake up with a good appetite every morning... He sustained 3 million Israelites in the ...read more

  • Grace And The Waterfall

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 14, 2010
     | 1,307 views

    GRACE AND THE WATERFALL Last week I went for a walk and I saw a beautiful rock under a small waterfall, it was continually cleansed. My friend found a rock, but his rock wasn't found under a waterfall, and it's not as pretty and as smooth. Grace ...read more

  • Life Is Hard  PRO

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jun 21, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,217 views

    Life is hard; it's harder if you're ...read more

  • Everyone Has The Right To Be Dumb, But Some ...

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jun 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,072 views

    Everyone has the right to be dumb, but some people abuse the ...read more

  • Edison: Complete Forgiveness

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 26, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,259 views

    EDISON: COMPLETE FORGIVENESS When Thomas Edison and his staff were developing the incandescent light bulb, according to Ken Sande, it took hundreds of hours to manufacture a single bulb. One day, after finishing a bulb, notes Sande, Edison handed it to a young errand boy and asked him to take it ...read more

  • Roy Riegels: Don't Give Up

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 21, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,057 views

    ROY RIEGELS: DON'T GIVE UP On New Year’s Day, 1929, Georgia Tech played the University of California in the Rose Bowl. A UC player named Roy Riegels, who was their center, recovered a fumble for California and in the confusion of evading some of the Georgia Tech tacklers, started running ...read more

  • You Are Not Alone

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,618 views

    YOU ARE NOT ALONE Reed Lessing tells the story of a Native American ritual for training young braves: "On the night of a boy’s thirteenth birthday, he was placed in a dense forest to spend the entire night alone. Until then he had never been away from the security of his family and tribe. But ...read more