Category Archives: words for the week

Tiny Delights

This week’s inspiration comesĀ  from Inspiration Peak. Most of us miss out on life’s big prizes. The Pulitzer. The Nobel. Oscars. Tonys. Emmys. But we’re all eligible for life’s small pleasures: A pat on the back. A kiss behind the … Continue reading

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Happiness

Our words for the week come from Robert R. Updegraff, author of Be Thankful For Your Troubles. Happiness is to be found along the way, not at the end of the road, for then the journey is over and it … Continue reading

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When America Ceases To Be Good

Today’s words from the week come from French writer Alexis de Tocqueville. After visiting America in 1831, he said, “I sought for the greatness of the United States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and boundless … Continue reading

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Reeling in the Line

In his Ministry Toolbox newsletter, Rick Warren emphasizes the importance of offering listeners an opportunity to respond to the gospel. He says, “I believe we should always offer unbelievers an opportunity to respond to Christ in a seeker-service. They may … Continue reading

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Cherokee Indian Legend — Fatherhood

Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s rite of passage? His dad takes him into the forest — blindfolded — and leaves him. The youth is required to sit on a stump the whole night and not … Continue reading

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The Dollars are in the Way

This week’s reflection comes from King Duncan, Collected Sermons, sermons.com Henry Ford once asked an associate about his life goals. The man replied his goal was to make a million dollars. A few days later Ford gave the man a … Continue reading

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Freedom

We’re sharing words from Ronald Reagan this week, spoken back in 1961. Short … simple … right to the point. Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. … Continue reading

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