Heard of anecdotes when something done with an apparently good intention but in a wrong way went haywire? Here’s one for starters...
Who can forget a school time story told often to emphasize the importance of proper usage of punctuation marks? It is said that on account of a last-minute
Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
One of the finest steamers afloat on Lake Champlain in Vermont, USA was the steamer "Champlain.’’ Cheer after cheer went up when she slid from her moorings on the dry-dock into the waters of the lake. Her machinery was perfect, her crew well trained, and the passengers on her for her maiden
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 9, 2008
The Origin of Taps
It all began in 1862 during the Civil War when Union Army Captain Robert Ellicombe was with his men near Harrison’s Landing in Virginia. The Confederates were on the other side of the narrow strip of land.
During the night, Captain Ellicombe heard the moans of a soldier
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 12, 2005
Seeing Only You! (10.14.05--Sacrifice!--Leviticus 1:2)
Think about it; a world free from the chains of pain and suffering--a place where accomplishment reigned and failure rarely reared its ugly head. Since sacrifice requires so much effort and consumes so much valuable time, wouldn’t we be far