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  • Telemarketers

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Aug 28, 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 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

  • Things Could Be Worse

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on May 28, 2013
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    THINGS COULD BE WORSE A certain man's countenance appeared sad and forlorn. A neighbor noticed and said to him, "Cheer up! Things could get worse." Later the sad man was more

  • The Boat Is On Fire  PRO

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 8, 2013
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    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 more

  • One More Round

    Contributed by Jerry Thorpe on Mar 8, 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 8, 2013
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    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

  • Water! Water!

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Oct 5, 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 more

  • Better And Wiser Judge

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 23, 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

  • Destiny Around The Corner

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Sep 10, 2011

    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 more

  • He Will Demand Everything

    Contributed by Kristian Kilgore on Jul 26, 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 all more

  • God Tugging On The Line

    Contributed by Pastor Glen Key on Mar 2, 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, 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 more

  • Grace And The Waterfall

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 14, 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 more

  • Edison: Complete Forgiveness  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 26, 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

  • Roy Riegels: Don't Give Up  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 21, 2010
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    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 more

  • You Are Not Alone  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 14, 2010
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    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 more

  • When I Was In Seminary, I Heard An Illustration ...

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Mar 7, 2010

    When I was in seminary, I heard an illustration that has stuck with me over the years. It began with a question, “Whose holding your trampoline?” The image there is of a group a people stationed around the sides of the trampoline to keep you from falling off. The purpose of the question was to more

  • There’s No Way He Should Have Been On The ...

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Mar 1, 2010

    THERE’S NO WAY HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN ON THE MEDAL STAND A. 19 Yr-Old Speed-Skater JR Celski. 1. Going into final turn the 1,500-meter short-track speed skating final 2. J.R. Celski was fifth – skating behind Apolo Ohno who was in 4th 3. The South Korean skaters had a firm grasp on the gold, more

  • Canadian Figure Skater - Joannie ...

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Mar 1, 2010

    Canadian Figure Skater - Joannie Rochette 1. Her mother said these words 1 week before they traveled to Vancouver : "I always encouraged her to have confidence in herself, to believe in her dreams . . . The hurdles she faces motivate her to rise above them, Joannie has always been naturally more

  • Slovenian Cross-Country Star Petra ...

    Contributed by Brian Buriff on Mar 1, 2010

    Slovenian cross-country skiing star Petra Majdic 1. Just before her race – during a training run, - 10 feet down into rocky hole 2. Bruised up, she refused to bow out and went on to begin the race a. race involves Four 1.4 Kilometer loops over hilly, twisty terrain b. major lung exertion and more