TRIUMPH AND DISASTER

Kipling wrote that triumph and disaster are two impostors and are to be treated just the same.  Happily-ever-after is a myth.  Real victory does not come without terrific struggle.  We need to understand this to make it successfully through this world. Such are some of the conclusions found in the book, “When You Can’t Come […]

THANKSGIVING IS THANKSLIVING

            Psalm 100 “Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture. Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His […]

LOOKING FOR THE FATHER

There was a touching moment on television at the end of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.  The U.S. hockey team beat the Russians. This was an incredible feat.  All through the hockey game the cameras focused on goalie Jim Craig and on his father in the stands. The reason being that Craig’s mother had recently died […]

DON’T QUIT

My good friend, Bobby Awtrey, put the following true story in his recent newsletter.  I want to share it with you. “New Year’s Day, 1929, Georgia Tech played the University of California in the annual Rose Bowl Football game.  In that game a man by the name of Roy Riegels recovered a fumble for California.  Unfortunately, he became confused and began […]