Take My Hand

TAKE MY HAND Are you troubled, burdened, blue? Take my hand. I’ve been troubled, too, I understand. Where you’ve fallen, once I fell — Let me help the clouds dispel — Take my hand. Others helped when I was weak, Took my hand, Helped me face toward the peak,...

The Carpenter’s Tools

THE CARPENTER’S TOOLS Brother Hammer served as the chairman. The other members of the tool belt informed him that he must leave, because he was too noisy. But brother Hammer said, “If I have to leave this carpenter’s shop, then brother Gimlet must go too. He’s insignificant and makes...

You Will Never Be Sorry

YOU WILL NEVER BE SORRY… …for thinking before acting. …for hearing before judging. …for forgiving your enemies. …for being candid and frank. …for helping a fallen brother. …for being honest in business. …for thinking before speaking. …for being loyal to your church. …for standing by your principles. …for closing...

Number 42

NUMBER 42 Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947. It is difficult to comprehend the sheer hatred he had to face from many fans across the country, even in New York City, where he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Death threats and taunts were...

Recipe for Kindness

RECIPE FOR KINDNESS Fold two hands together And express a dash of sorrow Marinate it overnight And work on it tomorrow. Chop one grudge in tiny pieces Add several cups of love Dredge with a large  sized smile Mix with the ingredients above. Dissolve the hate within you, By...