BROKEN PIECES

The Duke of Norfolk once sent the King of England a priceless treasure as an expression of his love and esteem. It was a PORTLAND VASE, a rare antique.  Because he wanted to share his treasure with the nation, the King had the vase placed in the British Museum. At a later date, so the story […]

GOD BLESS AMERICA

How fitting, in a time in which our country is being so divided and maligned, is this article which I copy for you to read. “While Adolf Hitler was methodically creating the Third Reich, marching Nazi armies into neighboring countries, and the demented concepts of racial purity infiltrated Germany, Irving Berlin purposefully revived this song, “God […]

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 the […]

“IT IS WELL WITH MY SOUL”

Horatio Spafford was a Christian lawyer in Chicago.  Spafford invested in real estate north of Chicago. When the great fire of Chicago reduced the city to ashes in October of 1871, it also destroyed most of his sizable investment.  He had a child of four die of scarlet fever.  Then, in 1873, Spafford decided his […]