What is GIGO? It stands for garbage in, garbage out. If you fill something up with garbage, what can you expect to get out of it? More garbage! And if we fill our mind with what is evil, worthless, demoralizing, and profane — we can expect more of the same to come out in ourContinue reading “GIGO”

Peace Beyond All Understanding

I used to belong to a community group that worked to help people get out of poverty. The perseverance, courage, and determination I observed exhibited by some of those in poverty was nothing short of heroic. They had achievable goals in mind, and they were not going to let obstacles stop them. Some others, however,Continue reading “Peace Beyond All Understanding”

Pressing Forward

Eric Liddell had just taken his position in the outside lane of the 1924 Olympics’ 400-meter race. With most of his previous competitions at the shorter distances of 100 and 200 meters, he was at a disadvantage. But Liddell decided to run the 400-meter instead of the 100-meter race scheduled on Sunday.  As he sawContinue reading “Pressing Forward”

Go to the Source

The hero, a disappointment to his parents and a loser to everybody else, doesn’t think he’s worth much. Doubting himself and driven to despair, he meets the Wise One who sends him on a quest. But how could our protagonist ever beat the odds? “You have everything you need within you,” the sage tells him,Continue reading “Go to the Source”