WHAT IS THE SECRET TO TIME MANAGEMENT?

A man stopped at a rural gas station. He stood by his car and he watched a couple of men working along the roadside. One man would dig a hole—three feet deep—and then move on. The other man came along behind and filled in the hole. While one was digging a new hole, the other was about 25 feet behind filling in the old. The men worked right past the fellow and went on down the road. "Hold it, hold it," he said to the men. "Can you tell me what's going on here with this digging?" "Well, we work … [Read more...]

Shirlee Hall: The Silent Sermon

THE SILENT SERMON A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him. It was a chilly evening. The pastor found the man at home alone, sitting before a blazing fire. Guessing the reason for his pastor's visit, the man welcomed him, led him to a comfortable chair near the fireplace and waited. The pastor made himself at home but said nothing. In the grave silence, he contemplated the … [Read more...]

Celebrate The Meaning of ‘Amen’

The Meaning of Amen By Donald Michael Kraig Amen! Perhaps you pronounce it Ay-men or Ah-men or Ah-main or even Oh-mein. You say it at the end of prayers or after someone says something you agree with. So be it. Verily. Truly. They’re all translations of the word “Amen.” But is that the true definition?     Philologists, experts in the history of language, acknowledge that the source of the word is ancient Hebrew. It was adopted into the Greek and from there moved into other Western … [Read more...]

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