Thought provoking messages that will help you deal with events in your daily life.
Little boys and girls still play games with marbles. In most cases, the goal is to get the most and the best marbles.
Our world seems to be focused on getting more and more.
Martin Luther King said, "If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live."
Woodrow Wilson said, "It is harder for a great leader to be born in a palace than to be born in a cabin."
Abraham Lincoln said, "Important principles may and must be inflexible." There is a great deal of wisdom in those words.
Many people are eager to climb the ladder of success. No matter how much time, work and effort is needed, they are ready to give their all.
We sometimes want to fool ourselves into thinking we can do superhuman things.
In 1962 John F. Kennedy stated, "Our nation is founded on the principle that observance of the law is the eternal safeguard of liberty and defiance of the law is the surest road to tyranny."
We can be confronted when we make the right choice just about as strongly as when we make a wrong choice.
Mohandas Gandhi was the man who mounted a no-violence campaign to obtain the political freedom for India after the Second World War.
Many years ago Theodore Roosevelt said, "It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."
We all have met people who just cannot stop getting into long-winded conversations about any topic at hand.
There are no creatures on earth that can compare to man when we are referring to the mind.
We often come into conversation with people who refuse to hear another point of view.
Some people see so much antagonism and uncertainty in the world that they conclude that resolving conflicts or differences of opinion is not possible.
Dreams and hopes are a necessary part of life.
A man once told of a prayer he used often: "Give me a sense of humor, Lord, the grace to see a joke. To get some fun in life, and pass it on to other folk."
The test of the heart is trouble! That is plain to see and to know. Trouble comes to us all from time to time (Job:14:1Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.).
What a world this would be if we could only learn to count our blessings even while we are counting our troubles.
An altruistic person is one who starts working for the good of others.
A comment we hear from time to time is, "Nothing is good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
God has a special place in His heart for those who are in great need.
We are surrounded with earthly things, and setting our minds on them seems natural.
This Psalms lists many of the deeds God performed and does perform.
Many verses of the Bible talk about the Kingdom of Heaven or the Kingdom of God.
No doubt one of the most incredible and despicable acts of humans was the interaction of Israel with their God after He brought them out of Egypt.
We truly are funny creatures. We often think that just a little poison will not hurt us.
In every agreement among men or with God, there are clauses that dictate conditions of the agreement.
Our benevolent and loving heavenly Father enjoys bestowing gifts and blessings upon His children.
A few years ago a pair of robins built a nest under our roof.