The rag was all tattered, it was ragged and soiled
And everyone thought that its purpose was spoiled.
It lay in the darkness, on the floor it was thrown.
There was no one to hold it for it was alone.
But then came the Master, so loving and good,
He lifted the rag as none thought He would.
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A leader can do many things,
To show the worth his vision brings.
With eloquence he can explain,
In speech or song with sweet refrain.
But often words cannot embrace,
The vision he’s seen face to face.
He needs a way to show them more,
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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?”
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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 →