Parents In The Pews

It wasn’t just sympathy, it was pure empathy. It was 4 AM as my wife, kids, a friend, and I had been standing in line to check our bags at the airport. For over an hour we had been standing in the Frontier line. This line could have dwarfed even the longest lines at Six…

The Street Light

The people of Philadelphia needed some convincing. Benjamin Franklin was trying to get people to buy into the idea of street lighting. It wasn’t a new concept, but his design with four panes of glass surrounding the candle was new. He figured he would start with his own home. So he hung a beautiful lantern…

Are You The 9 Or The 1?

Sometimes we fall into the terrible habit of ungratefulness. We don’t usually mean to do it, but we do all the same. We pray for help, but then we forget to praise Him after He has. We beg for wisdom, but then forget when He’s helped us with the solution. We cry out to the…

Bear-Sized Problems

A story is told of two hikers who stumbled upon a huge bear. Abandoning all sense and instruction about what they should have done in this situation, they ran for cover. One man climbed a tree while the other hid in a nearby cave. The bear was in no hurry to eat, so he sat…