Good Competition

Good Competition

When I was in 5thgrade my best friend was Bobby Cook. Bobby was a smart guy and usually got an A in every subject. We had a little bit of a contest to see who did better on quizzes and tests. Most times Bobby did. But quite often I did better than Bobby. Having Bobby...
How to have a Generous Heart

How to have a Generous Heart

There is a story of a very rich man what was approached to contribute to a major financial campaign. The need was explained and the request for support was made. The man responded, “I understand why you want me to give $100,000. I’m a wealthy man. But there are some...
Give in Spite of Circumstances

Give in Spite of Circumstances

“I hate taking out the trash!!!” Every Tuesday Ralph had to take out the garbage early in the morning before the truck arrived. “I hate doing this,” he often complained to his wife. “I just can’t stand to take out the trash.” The complaints were so...
Don’t Run Away From God

Don’t Run Away From God

A boy ran by a man standing on the curb. Five minutes later the boy rushed by again. After this had happened a half-dozen times, the man stopped him and asked, “What’s the idea, Sonny? What’s the rush?” The boy looked up very indignantly and shouted, “I’m running away...
The Gift of Grandparenting

The Gift of Grandparenting

If I’d have known grandkids were so much fun I would have had them first. Grandchildren are your reward for not killing your kids when they were teenagers. Those are fun quotes. But the truth is, I love being a grandparent. Not everyone receives the blessing of...