God’s Compass

An old sailor was notorious for getting lost at sea, but somehow he had been lucky enough to survive through it all. Trying to rid the man of his dangerous ways, his friends gave him a compass and insisted that he use it. The next time he went out in his boat he took the…

Neglecting The Mirror

A gray-haired old lady was a longtime member of her community and church. After services one Sunday morning, she shook hands with the minister. “That was a wonderful sermon,” she told him, “Just wonderful. Everything you said applies to someone I know” (Bits & Pieces, November, 1989, p. 19). At times we have developed the bad…

Are You Salty?

While this may sound nerdy, sodium is actually a very interesting element.  It is an element that isn’t good for much by itself, so links itself to other elements.  Depending on what it joins with determines what it is good for.  It can become baking soda, borax, and many other things.  The most well known…