Monthly Archives: May 2011

Your Calling

Joel Manby is the CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, a company that operates theme parts, aquariums, and other family attractions. Manby was recently featured on the TV show, “Undercover Boss.” In the show he mentioned that he took a job … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Forgive me for making an assumption, but I just believe there are a lot of people who don’t understand what MEMORIAL DAY is all about.  For example, I have heard people over the years confusing Memorial Day with Veterans’ Day.  … Continue reading

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Dennis Swanberg, an old friend of mine and a Christian humorist, told an interesting story. It was about the late Jimmy Durante. Some of you may not know Jimmy Durante, but he was quite an comedian and entertainer. He was … Continue reading

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Never Met a Stranger

Okay, I admit it – I was raised in the South.  And certainly we agree that society everywhere has changed a great deal over the last couple of generations, but I remember when people left their front door open and … Continue reading

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Will You Serve Him?

Henry Crowell may not be a familiar name but you no doubt know about his trademark product – Oatmeal. As a young boy, Crowell contracted tuberculosis and could not attend school. Knowing his education background was inadequate, he responded to … Continue reading

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Sir Ernest Shackleton became a folk hero because of his expeditions to Antarctica. He once described his journeys this way: “When I look back on the those days with all their anxiety and peril, I cannot doubt that our party … Continue reading

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The state of Wisconsin is home to a tourist attraction known as “Little Norway.” Over 100 years ago, Norwegian immigrants settled this farm that is now a quaint stop for visitors. In the main log farmhouse, some interesting furniture can … Continue reading

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