Category Archives: humility

A Thorn

We all have had a splinter or briar in our hand at some point.  Sometimes it is even so small we can barely see it.  But oh how it can hurt.  And if it is not removed, the area begins … Continue reading

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme

In the movie, What About Bob, the lead character, an extremely needy personality, has the following line:  “Gimme, gimme, gimme, I need, I need, I need.”  Bill Murray stars as the neurotic Bob Wiley in one of my favorite comedies. … Continue reading

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Some People Like to Talk

I heard someone recently complaining about a person who monopolizes the conversation.  He said the person just takes over a meeting and does all the talking.  It was said that this person obviously likes to hear himself talk.  We all … Continue reading

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The Hand

Several years ago there was a popular song called “Daddy’s Hands.”  The song was very touching and referred to the hands of a father that could be soft or hard depending on the circumstances.  I recall a line in the … Continue reading

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Humbled

So first let me tell you a little something about me only to make the obvious point.  I am just shy of 60 years old but generally have the health of someone much younger.  This is evidenced by the fact … Continue reading

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Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Then Job answered the LORD and said: “Behold, I am vile; What shall I answer You? I lay my hand over my mouth. Once I have spoken, but I will not answer; Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further.” … Continue reading

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It’s the little things that count

It’s the little things that count…. It was Jesus who said, “I was thirsty and you gave Me drink…” I now work with local charities and in so doing I come in contact with some heartwarming stories. Recently an executive … Continue reading

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The Billboard

As I am driving through our town I pass by several billboards with the same message. In fact I have seen the message on television and heard in on radio also. It is in fact timely today even though it … Continue reading

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