Hidden Value

In 1884, a young man died. After the funeral, his grieving parents decided to establish a memorial to him, so they met with Charles Elliot, the president of Harvard University at that time. Eliot received the couple into his office and asked what he could do. After they expressed their desire to fund a memorial,…

What The Cross Was Supposed to Be

The cross was supposed to be the bringer of sadness, But Christ used it to bring eternal joy (1 Peter 1:8-9).   The cross was supposed to be the displayer of shame, Yet it only showcased Christ’s glory (John 12:23ff).   The cross was supposed to be the place of dishonor, But it instead brought…

The Hero

Who is a hero in this life? It’s one who delivers others from strife. It’s a person who may not have a strong physique, But uses what he has to defend the weak. A hero is one who is selfless, And whose compassion for others is endless. A hero stands up for what is right,…

Concussions

There has been a growing amount of discussion on head injuries the last several years, especially in sports.  The more we are learning about the brain, the more we are coming to realize just how dangerous concussions can be.  If a person breaks an arm, pulls a muscle, or tears a ligament, it is nowhere…

September 11th

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the day the twin towers fell in New York City.  For many people, this day causes thoughts and feelings to come rushing back in.  We remember where we where when the tragic news reached us.  We remember the tears and horrified reactions of people around us.  We remember many…