Message for Daily Living / Business

The Building's On Fire!

This little bit of satire from an unknown source struck my funny bone, and I believe it will strike yours as well.

Fire: What To Do

During a recent ecumenical gathering, a secretary rushed in shouting, "The building is on fire!"

The Methodists ...

Give What You Have

"As a new resident of a small, southern town, I often noticed a stocky, gray-haired man ride by my home on a bicycle. He usually had a tool kit in the wire basket of the bike. Months after I had first noticed him, we were introduced at the home of...

Decisions in Giving

I quote with permission from a letter he sent to his grandchildren my friend, Charlie "Tremendous" Jones:

On giving: "Never give to get, give because you have received. Giving is like a muscle. To be strong, you have to exercise it, and to grow ...

It Was a Privilege

Recently, I was a member of a TV audience on a program that dealt with solving some of the problems in our society today. The open forum featured extraordinary football coaches D. W. Rutledge and Dennis Parker. A third participant was Dallas ...

A New Foundation

The Dallas Morning News published information concerning the Living To Change Lives Foundation, which was established by Mrs. Juanell Teague to put character-based courses in our educational structure. The tragic shootings in several of our ...

Being of Service -- It Works for Man and Dog

My daughter, Cindy, was observing therapy dogs at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation in Dallas, Texas, in anticipation of doing volunteer work with her golden retriever, Emmitt, when she met an inspiring man named Rick Cox. Rick's determination ...