Find Something Beautiful – July 29.2011

I had a very special teacher in high school many years ago whose husband died suddenly of a heart attack. About a week after his death, she shared some of her insights with a classroom of students. The class was nearly over, and as the late afternoon sunlight came streaming in through the classroom windows,…

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Lessons in Failure – July 28.2011

by: Author Unknown Lord, are you trying to tell me something? For… Failure does not mean I’m a failure; It does mean I have not yet succeeded. Failure does not mean I have accomplished nothing; It does mean I have learned something. Failure does not mean I have been a fool; It does mean I…

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No Time To Brag – July 27.2011

by: Mongolian Folklore, More Sower’s Seeds Two geese were about to start wouthward on their annual migration, when they were entreated by a frog to take him with them. The geese expressed their willingness to do so if a means of conveyance could be devised. The frog produced a long stalk of pond grass, got…

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Think Differently – July 26.2011

A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: ‘I am blind, please help.’ There were only a few coins in the hat. A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the…

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5th grader’s & TV Commercials-July 25.2011

5th grader’s & TV Commercials   A fifth grade teacher in a Christian school asked her class to look at TV commercials and see if they could use them in some way to communicate ideas about God.   Here are some of the results: scroll down. God is like. BAYER ASPIRIN He works miracles. God is…

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Holding On – July 22.2011

Holding On The following is a very meaningful story which is called “Let Go”, and written by Dr. Billy Graham. A little child was playing one day with a very valuable vase. He put his hand into it and could not withdraw it. His father too, tried his best, but all in vain. They were…

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The Carpenter In The House That He Built – July 20.2011

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good…

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Life Explained – July 15.2011

On the first day, God created the dog and said: ‘Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years.’ The dog said: ‘That’s a long time to be barking. How about only ten…

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DREAM-BUSTERS AND DREAM-BUILDERS – July 15.2011

DREAM-BUSTERS AND DREAM-BUILDERS A little girl was asked to bring her birth certificate to school one day. Her mother wisely cautioned her about the important document and told her to be especially careful with it. But in spite of her good intentions, the child lost it. When she became aware of its loss, she began…

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Write A Note To Someone Today! – July 13.2011

A story from Even Eagles Need a Push. On my first job as sports editor for the Montpelier (Ohio) Leader Enterprise, I didn’t get a lot of fan mail, so I was intrigued by a letter plopped on my desk one morning. The envelope bore the logo of the closest big-city paper, the Toledo Blade…

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