Category Archives: Inspiration

The stranger


“A few months before I was born, my dad met a stranger who was new to our small Tennessee town. From the beginning, Dad was fascinated with this enchanting newcomer, and soon invited him to live with our family. The … Continue reading

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The parable on reading the Bible


The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading from his old worn-out Bible. … Continue reading

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God and the Geese


There once was a man who didn’t believe in God, and he didn’t hesitate to let others know how he felt about religion and religious holidays. However, his wife did believe, and she raised their children to also have faith … Continue reading

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The brick


A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street in his new Jaguar. He was going a bit too fast. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he … Continue reading

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The living Bible


His name is Bill. He has wild hair, wears a T-shirt with holes in it, jeans, and no shoes. This was literally his wardrobe for his entire four years of college. He is brilliant. He is kind of profound and … Continue reading

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A kid’s prayer


Last week I took my children to a restaurant. My six year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, “God is good. God is great. Thank you for the food, and I would … Continue reading

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Did you ever wonder….


Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin? Why women can’t put on mascara with their mouth closed? Why toasters always have a setting so high that could burn the toast to a horrible crisp which no decent … Continue reading

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Ways your family can make a difference


Babysit for a single mom Teach compassion with a Family Giving Box Write a Family Mission Statement Bake cookies for your local fire dept. Pick up trash at local park as a family field trip Create snack packs for Ronald … Continue reading

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Romantic things you can do


1. Sketch your dream-house floor plan and talk about the possibilities for each room. 2. Take a bath or shower together. 3. Write the love story of how you met. Get it printed and bound. 4. List your spouse‚Äôs best … Continue reading

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The Heart


“Tomorrow morning,” the surgeon began, “I’ll open up your heart…” “You’ll find Jesus there,” the boy interrupted. The surgeon looked up, annoyed “I’ll cut your heart open,” he continued, “to see how much damage has been done…” “But when you … Continue reading

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