“A few years ago a group of salesmen went to a regional sales convention in Chicago.  In their rush, one of these salesman inadvertently kicked over a table which held a display of apples.  Apples flew everywhere. Without stopping or looking back, they all managed to reach the plane in time for their departure.  […]


  “The lives of great men remind us that we can make our lives sublime.”  Two of the greatest leaders of our country were George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.  In the month of February, we recognize both of these Presidents.  The story of the presidency, is at least in part, a story of human personality […]

Abraham Lincoln

  If we can’t be giants, we can walk with giants.  Such a man was Abraham Lincoln.  Lincoln was a rare, spiritual giant.  In my book, “Max Speaking – Devotionals From My Heart,”  I wrote several devotionals on Lincoln.  I wanted something a little different as we celebrate Lincoln’s birthday, February 12th.  It seems to me […]


  Susanne Scheppman wrote the following:  “Traveling along the highway, I gazed at the cattle huddling around a scattered salt lick. I noticed how content the cattle seemed as their long tongues stretched to lick the milky-white blocks of salt.  A farmer places a salt lick in the field for his animals. They must have […]