Pressing On

There is no short cut to greatness.  Days and years must be spent in purposeful action.  The renowned pianist, Paderewski, practiced 8 hours each day when on tour. Madame Guiomar Novaes, one of the great living pianists, spent two days before a concert in practice for that one performance.  Baseball’s matchless, Ty Cobb practiced base […]

Courage to Speak..

Article by Kay Moll who is a writer and speaker living in Mason, Ohio. “God still calls people to speak against evil and injustice.  The message is still not popular.  Audiences are still hostile. And it still requires a tremendous amount of courage to speak. Dietrich Bonhoeffer condemned evil and injustice in Nazi Germany, knowing […]


Late one night Dr. Leo Winters, the highly acclaimed Chicago surgeon, was awakened by the phone. A young boy had been tragically mangled in a late night accident.  And the wounds were such that Dr. Winters’ hands were possibly the only ones in the city or maybe even the whole region skilled enough to save […]

Where Are You Going?

David Simpson of Gainesville, GA  shared this story concerning Billy Graham.   This story came from the Chandler and Brownsboro Statesman newspaper in Texas: In January 2000, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, invited their favorite son, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor.  Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation because he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. […]