Two sailors were arguing over which was easier, steering the ship or maintaining the engines. To settle the argument, they decided to switch places.
Less than ten minutes later, one man was ready to concede defeat. Continue reading Sailor Assignments
During the Great Depression, a good man was overtaken by discouragement. Every day, he walked the streets looking for a job that would help him provide for his family. Rejection and humiliation gathered.
One day, the man noticed an old stonemason working on the side of a church building. Weary and depressed, he took a seat on a bench Continue reading Shaping Down Here
It had been a very long day. The mother was in the middle of cooking supper, washing the dishes, and doing the laundry when her five-year-old stuck his head around the corner.
“Mom, when you get married, does that make you pregnant?”
Continue reading Pregnancy
The man was about to leave for work. He asked his wife to pray with him because he was concerned about approaching the boss for a raise.
All day long he felt nervous and apprehensive. Finally, about closing Continue reading The Raise
It was a very foggy night. The World War 2 ship was on patrol in the Atlantic when they noticed a light shining through the thick haze. “Signal that ship to change course by ten degrees west!” the captain commanded.
The reply came back, “Change your course by ten degrees to the east.” Indignant, the war ship responded, “I am a captain. Change Continue reading The U.S. Destroyer
The man was visiting one of the stately castles of Europe. On a remote part of the grounds, he was surprised to find a small garden that few people visited. Despite its isolation, the finely manicured hedges, trees, and flowers were impressive.
Spotting the old gardener across the way, the man anxiously Continue reading The Old Gardener
Late one night, a man was forced to cross a wide, frozen river by himself. Fear gripped his heart as he stepped out onto the ice. The ice creaked and he could imagine the horror of plunging into the frigid water.
Terrified, he laid down on the ice to distribute his weight. Progress Continue reading Frozen River
The little boy was learning to recite the pledge of allegiance at school.
Walking home that afternoon, he pulled his hand away from his Continue reading Pledge of Allegiance
Two men with identical qualifications were competing for the same job. In order to decide which man would be hired, both men were brought in and a test of 75 questions was administered.
After grading the test, it was announced that even though both men missed the same question, one man was definitely more qualified than the other.
“How can that be?!” demanded the man who was not hired. “We both only missed one question!”
Continue reading The Interview
The Sunday school teacher asked the little boy if he believed in God.
“Oh yes!” he said with great enthusiasm.
“Well, why do you believe in God?”
Continue reading Runs in the Family