The Little Puff Of Wind

The clouds above squeezed out a raindrop. Below this little droplet set a house at the peak of a mountain. This house wasn’t sitting on just any mountain though. It was sitting at the peak of a mountain on the Great Continental Divide. As all the other droplets hit the roof, they were sent to…

Blank Christians

A couple was driving down the road when they came upon an unusual sight. A blank sign. Even though they recognized the shape of the sign, they were unsure if they should continue. Was there danger ahead? What kind of danger? Was it safe to continue? There were way too many unanswered questions. It left…

The Tornado, The Amputee, & The Hero

Gregory Beck has lived through more than his fair share of life’s storms. In his journey through diabetes, Gregory has had both legs amputated, is legally blind, and is bound to a wheelchair. This became a serious problem recently when he wheeled himself to the grocery store. Not long after rolling out of the store,…

Christian Mirrors

The Norwegian town of Rjukan has been dealing with a problem for a very long time — darkness. The town is located in a deep valley and rarely receives direct sunlight. The solution to this problem is a system of huge mirrors. Three big mirrors have been built surrounding this mountain town. Using an electronic…

When Used Right…

He dropped to a knee in Central Park, pulled out the ring, and asked his sweetheart to marry him. “Yes!” was her answer. Everything was going perfectly. They strolled through Times Square, basking in the glow of their new engagement. The ring felt a bit loose, but he insisted that she continue to wear it.…

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…

Snatched Out Of The Fire

The fire raged with several young girls trapped in the second level dance studio. Doing everything they could to escape, some of the young ladies made their way out to a balcony as smoke and fire billowed out all around them. With the fire department still on their way, several people jumped into action to…

Avoiding The Awkward

If you watched the Broncos game last night, you witnessed plenty of interesting moments. Perhaps the most humorous and interesting of all was the sideline commentary by Sergio Dipp. It was one of the most awkward commentaries in recent memory. Here’s how it started (be sure to insert some ill-placed pauses as Sergio did):“Beth. Coach.…

The Most Noble Of Callings

Today my family had the privilege to go to Dollywood in Tennessee with some good friends. We enjoyed the rides, ambiance, and enjoyable atmosphere. Surprisingly, one of the moments that stands out to me the most is a quote I read outside a fireman themed ride. The quote read, “I have no ambition in this…

The Reflexes Of A Hero

There’s no telling what this man was thinking. Maybe he was having a bad day. Maybe he was annoyed the woman was walking slightly in his jogging path. Maybe he knew this lady and purposefully pushed her. What we do know is this. A man was jogging on a wide, paved path next to a…

Firefighters Who Won’t Put Out Fires

The fire was roaring. Smoke was billowing into the air. If you were anywhere close to the house, you could feel the heat of the blaze. This house needed to be saved! So where were the firefighters? The firemen were there too, standing off to the side. In this Obion County, Tennessee area, homeowners are…

The Open Door

A preacher had a phone number that was very similar to that of the Public Library’s “Dial-A-Tale” system. Any time a child wanted to hear a fair tale, the youngster would call the number and could listen to a story. Since the preacher’s number was only one wrong digit different, the preacher often received wrong…