There is a powerful and true story told of a research project on self control in the early 1960’s. The researchers gave a group of 5 year old children each one marshmallow. The kids were clearly instructed they would get a second marshmallow if they waited to eat the one they had. They had to wait […]
Death comes to us all. It is surely the most solemn, grave reality. Something we try not to think of too much. And yet, all of us, from time to time, are reminded that we must contemplate this final chapter of life.
“He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is careless of conduct will die.” Proverbs 19:16 There is a true story of a Boeing 707 traveling across the Atlantic ocean in 1959. The plane had experienced some weather difficulty so all the passengers were wearing their seat belts. They appeared to have […]
To the average person, living a blameless life is a fantasy. Everyone knows his or her faults – there’s no getting around it. If we meet someone who claims perfection, we are inclined to think they may have mental issues.