Tag Archives: Spiritual Growth

The Bumps Are What You Climb On

A little boy was leading his sister up a rather difficult mountain trail.

She complained, “Why, this isn’t a path at all, it’s all rocky and bumpy.”

Her brother replied, “Sure, the bumps are what you climb on.”

That’s a remarkable piece of philosophy. What do you do with the bumps on your path of life? Continue reading

Her Favorite Song

Some years back, I read in The Commission magazine an incident I will never forget. A church group from New Bern, North Carolina, had traveled to the Caribbean on a mission trip. Their host took them to visit a leper colony on the island of Tobago. While visiting with these sad patients, they held a worship service in the campus chapel. Continue reading

A week of good thoughts

Suppose we start this very day To live our lives in a different way; Suppose we vowed and constantly tried To help those in trouble on life’s wayside; If we showed by our deeds a hint of His love Wouldn’t earth be a bit more like heaven above?

ON MONDAY: Look for a smile today and return it with one of your own. Give someone faith and hope, it’s such a beautiful loan. Continue reading