“THE GREATEST OBSTACLE”

  Great obstacles have confronted us as a people but over many of these we have been victorious.  Back in 1776, we conquered our forefathers, then in 1861, we conquered our brothers, but still the real battle in life goes on unconquered.  For we have not learned to conquer our greatest enemy, self.  Daniel Webster […]

“SAINTS WHO HAVE NEVER BEEN CAUGHT”

“When some fellow yields to temptation and breaks a conventional law, We look for no good in his make-up, but God how we look for a flaw; No one will ask, “How tempted?” nor allow for the battles he’s fought. His name becomes food for the jackals, for us who have never been caught. He […]

STRENGTH IN WEAKNESS

  A man had a wife who was not very strong, but who always imagined she was far worse than she was, and complained accordingly.  The husband was a strong man physically, and, at first, caved into her.  He used to carry her from room to room, or, if she wished out into the garden.  […]

ESCAPE FROM LONELINESS

In his play, Tennessee Williams has dealt again and again with the problem of loneliness and alienation.  He speaks for a whole generation of literary prophets.  In one of his earlier plays, Williams wrote, “If loneliness is as prevalent as we are led to believe that it is, than surely the great sin of our […]

MEASURE YOUR POWERS, NOT YOUR PROBLEMS

        Read from God’s Word, the Bible, Matthew, the 15th chapter, verses 32 through 38… Doctor Jay T. Stocking told the story of the loaves and fishes, but with a new interpretation.  He stressed not the miracle of the feeding of the four thousand with a few loaves, but the attitude that takes into account […]