Do You Make Time to Serve?

If you are anything like I am, you probably think that serving others is a good idea.  I know individuals who serve at a soup kitchen on Thanksgiving Day, or volunteer to assist teachers in a classroom, or snowplow their neighbor’s driveway.  These deeds of service are admirable and they speak love.  But how are…

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Are You Lonely?

At one time or another, all of us have experienced feelings of loneliness.  While it may be temporary, for many it seems to be a chronic condition.  A story from a recent PastorServe leter caught my eye as it discussed the magnitude of the problem in England.  The letter states: The United Kingdom recently created…

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What Does Your Ring Say?

For most couples, the giving and receiving of an engagement ring is a memorable event.  This is usually followed by an exchange of wedding rings, which signifies the commitment that the individuals are making to each other.  But I wonder how people view their ring’s significance? There was a recent article asking people about their…

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Can You Change Your Circumstances?

“Not again.  The car won’t start; just like yesterday.”  “The baby didn’t sleep again last night.”  “As usual, he forgot to stop by the grocery store for me on his way home.” These and other irritants can drive us crazy.  While they seem to be minor in nature, they often have the power (or so…

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We Need Deadlines

In February 1963, an official from UNICEF approached Disneyland executives about building them a ride for the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair.  Initially, executives turned down the opportunity as they simply didn’t believe they had enough time to put a quality ride together.  However, Walt overruled his executive’s decision with his statement, “I’ve got an…

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