Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 19, 2005
THE TEST OF SANITY
Doctors of old times tested the sanity of a mental patients with the following test: The patient was placed in a room with a sink. The faucet was turned on and a stopper was put in the drain until the sink overflowed. The patient was then handed a mop and the door was closed.
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 27, 2001
Doctors of old times tested the sanity of a mental patients with the following test:
The patient was placed in a room with a sink. The faucet was turned on and a stopper was put in the drain until the sink overflowed. The patient was then handed a mop and the door was closed.
If the patient
Contributed by James Snyder on Aug 17, 2019
The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and me recently celebrated our 48th wedding anniversary. It sure does not seem we have been married that long. I guess, as you get older, according to my grandmother, time goes faster. If that is true, I must be getting older.
We met in September, became
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
"When the world is destroyed, it will be destroyed not by its madmen but by the sanity of its experts and the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Bigotry does not consist in a man being convinced he is right; that is not bigotry, but sanity. Bigotry consists in a man
Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 16, 2009
“Harmony reflects the triumph of creation over chaos, order over disorder, sanity over confusion,
Contributed by Jim Kane on Dec 3, 2008
verload comes when we have hearts crammed full with so many things and the important things, such as faith and health and sanity, are squeezed to the margins or even left out. What is in our hearts, is expressed in our schedules, our buying choices, and our time commitments. How well do we honor
Contributed by Mike Kern on Jun 30, 2002
Dr. Viktor Frankl was an Austrian physician who was imprisoned in one of Hitler’s death camps. He and his fellow Jewish people suffered unbelievable atrocities. Everything about their living and working conditions were deplorable, including their medical care. Dr. Frankl offered what little medical
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jul 24, 2001
DURING THE WAR BETWEEN BRITAIN AND FRANCE, men were drafted into the French army by a lottery system. When someone’s name was drawn, he had to go off to battle. But there was once exception: a person would be exempt if another was willing to take his place. On one occasion the authorities came
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 21, 2009
A few months ago I went into hospital for an operation. I had my wisdom tooth removed as well as a chipped tooth fragment removed, which had found it’s way into my sinus cavity. I was under anaesthetic so I didn’t feel a thing and woke up on the operating table after the procedure was finished. I
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2004
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, "Prince of Preachers," preached his last sermon at the Tabernacle in London on June 7, 1891.
Years before, his ministry had almost come to an early end. His congregation had grown so large they had to erect this special building to accommodate the crowds who came to hear
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2003
A LEGAL PAD OF THANKS
Poet and writer Maya Angelou told in an interview about an experience she’d had in the early 1950s. She had returned to the United States from Europe, leaving behind a child. She said: "One day I was very frightened for my sanity.... So I went to my voice teacher and told
TEN SIGNS OF A FRUSTRATED MOTHER
1. Your children know how to read HTML code but can’t operate a vacuum cleaner.
2. Your children tell you that you said "yes" and you don’t even remember the question.
3. You go to the grocery store and find yourself having a good time.
4. Your husband asks
Contributed by Jess Bousa on Feb 16, 2006
The Power of Communication
Tap-Tap . .. . .tap-tap-tap . . .. .tap-tap-tap-tap .. . . . .tap-tap-tap . . .”
Captain Red McDaniel rapped carefully on the walls of his cell in the Hanoi Hilton, practicing the special camp code prisoners used to communicate with each other. He knew he had to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 9, 2009
Army Paratrooper Takes Comfort and Hope Listening To Taps During the Vietnam War
A story from a Vietnam veteran testifies of God’s transforming work. I served as an airborne Ranger platoon leader (paratrooper) in the First Air Cavalry Division during the Vietnam War. Our company was hacked up
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Mar 25, 2010
WHEN GOD TELLS YOU "NO"
Has God ever told me "No"? Yes, many times. Was it easy? Never!
The hardest time was a long time ago. My first son, James Daniel, was born with severe heart defects. I knew that God could heal him and prayed daily for my son's healing. A year later, after open heart
Contributed by Scott Sharpes on Aug 27, 2003
1. Richard A. Swenson, M.D. writes in “Margins,” “The conditions of modern-day living devour margin. If you are homeless, we direct you to a shelter. If you are penniless, we offer you food stamps. If you are breathless, we connect the oxygen. But if you are marginless, we give you yet one
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Apr 4, 2004
Could we with ink the oceans fill
And were the skies of parchment made
And every stalk on earth a quill
And every man a scribe by trade,
To write the love of God above
Would drain the oceans dry,
Nor could that scroll contain the whole
Though stretched from sky to sky
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2002
There are about 600 inmates who await execution in the state of California. A dozen of these are women. All of them have committed heinous crimes. But that doesn’t stop Ann Baker, a grandmother from San Diego, from treating the inmates like she believes Jesus