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  • Make Sure Your Ax Is Sharpen

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Feb 15, 2023

    When we were young we did not have central heating and air. As a matter of fact I do not remember us having a window unit. What we had was a fireplace in the winter time and a screen door in the summer. I remember that old fire place. If it was real cold we would put a blanket over the door more

  • Your Mother Is A Real Diva

    Contributed by Wayne Solomon on May 7, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    Your mother is a real Diva. In the kitchen she is no Betty Crocker or Aunt Jemima But she is your mother And she’s a real Diva. Just remember Rachel Ray still can't make chitlins. And Emeril can't make collard greens. But your mother can, she's a real Diva. She can take you to the more

  • ¿como Llegaste A Tu Desierto?

    Contributed by Ruthie Velazquez-Paredes on Sep 21, 2020

    Una de las cosas que motivó a escribir “¿Cómo Llegaste a tu Desierto?” es para exaltar lo que Dios ha hecho en mi vida y en la vida de otros al enfrentar momentos difíciles. ¿Cómo llegaste a tu desierto? En cierta ocasión quise sembrar un jardín de rosas al more

  • Telemarketers

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Aug 27, 2017

    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 IRS more

  • What Are You Holding Onto?

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Mar 18, 2016

    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 more

  • To Be God's Instrument

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 1, 2013

    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, sowing more

  • One More Round

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 7, 2013

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

  • Edison On Failure

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 7, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    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 more

  • The Boat Is On Fire

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 7, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    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 to more

  • Water! Water!  PRO

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Oct 4, 2012
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    "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 remember more

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

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 28, 2011

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

  • Better And Wiser Judge

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 22, 2011

    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 more

  • When Everything Crumbles

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 22, 2011

    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 more

  • He Will Demand Everything

    Contributed by Kristian Kilgore on Jul 25, 2011

    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 more

  • God Tugging On The Line

    Contributed by Pastor Glen Key on Mar 1, 2011

    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, "No." more

  • God's Supply

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Jul 25, 2010

    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 wilderness more

  • Grace And The Waterfall

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 13, 2010

    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 is more

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

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jun 21, 2010
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    Everyone has the right to be dumb, but some people abuse the more

  • Life Is Hard  PRO

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jun 20, 2010
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    Life is hard; it's harder if you're more

  • Edison: Complete Forgiveness

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 25, 2010
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    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 more