BAD FISHING DAY

Jim had an awful day fishing, sitting on the lake all day without a single bite. On his way home, he stopped at the supermarket and ordered four catfish. He told the fish salesman, “Pick out the four largest ones and throw them at me, will you?” “Okay. But, why do you want me to … Read more

FIRST PANCAKE

A young mother was preparing breakfast for her two young sons–a five-year-old and a three-year-old. They were arguing over who would get the first pancake. The mother, trying to instill good morals in her sons, asked them to remember What Would Jesus Do. She said that Jesus would say: “Let my brother have the first … Read more

IT’S NO USE

Little Johnny’s family had guests for dinner.  The dessert was apple pie. Mom cut the pieces and Little Johnny carried them to the table.  He gave the first piece to Dad, who passed it to a guest.  Little Johnny came in with the second piece and gave it to Dad, who again gave it to … Read more

GRACIOUS THANKS

Our neighbors gave us a pumpkin pie as a holiday gift. As lovely as the gesture was, it was clear from the first bite that the pie tasted bad. It was so inedible that we had to throw it away. Ever gracious and tactful, my wife sent the neighbors a note. It read: “Thank you … Read more

PRACTICAL COMPONENTS OF BLESSINGS FOR YOUR CHILDREN (AND GRANDCHILDREN)

The idea of blessing is powerful in the Old Testament. Issac blessed Jacob. Even though Jacob tricked Isaac into thinking he was his older brother, Issac couldn’t take the blessing back. He had given it to Jacob and it was done (Genesis 27). When Jacob was older, he blessed Joseph’s two sons. Much to Joseph’s … Read more