Illustrations

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Love

Many of you will recognize the name of Elie Wiesel, the renowned Jewish theologian and prolific author. In his book, All Rivers Run To The Sea, he tells of his family, living in Hungry during the dark days of the WWII. His family was wai...

Love Your Enemy

In the September 22, 2015 edition of his Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah says: “The word tradition in Greek comes from two words: para (“beside”) and didomi (“to give”). Therefore, a tradition was something given...

Infertility

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately six million couples suffer from infertility in the United States. Experts estimate that one particular type of infertility treatment is attempted nearly 100,000 t...

Faith, Salvation

In his book 40 Days, Alton Gansky relates this story: “Harry Houdini made a name for himself by escaping from every imaginable confinement — from straightjackets to multiple pairs of handcuffs clamped to his arms. He boasted that no ja...

Mistaken Identity

With his request approved, the CNN News cameraman quickly used his cell phone to call the local airport to charter a flight. He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at the airport. Arriving at the airfield, he spotted a ...

Christmas, Santa

A few days after Christmas last year, a six-year-old boy approached his mother and said, “Mom, is there a Santa Claus?” “Well, what do you think?” she asked him. He replied, “Well, my Playstation that I got from you and Dad and...

Light

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition that causes people to feel depressed from lack of sunlight. During the long winter months, for example, moods may turn blue for reasons related to brain chemistry, especially a lack of ser...

Effort, Success

An industrious turkey farmer was always experimenting with breeding to perfect a better turkey. His family was fond of the leg portion for dinner and there were never enough legs for everyone. After many frustrating attempts, the farmer ...

Fooling Yourself

It was the day after Thanksgiving, and a wife caught her husband weighing himself on the scale. As he stood on the scale, he was sucking in his stomach. “That won’t help you, Mike,” said his wife. “You know...