Many years ago, I read the following fable. Turtle live in a pond. Daily he sat on a log, observing the ducks flying way up in the sky. Turtle longed for something new. He desired a great adventure. He wished that he too could soar among the clouds as the ducks did. One afternoon as the … Continue reading When Turtles Fly
The following story runs the circuit of bulletins and sermon illustrations. The story goes this way: Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the South to avoid collision. Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision. Canadians: Negative. You will have to divert your course 15 degrees to the South to avoid … Continue reading It is Your Call
Years ago I heard a Hip-Hop (Rap) artist being interviewed about what some call "The Seven Deadly Sins." When the discussion came to pride, his reply was "Pride? I don't think that is really a sin. We have to have pride." Elizabeth Bennett replies to Miss Charlotte Lucas about Mr. Darcy, " . . . … Continue reading Too Proud or Not Proud Enough?