Illustrations

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Effort, Success

An industrious turkey farmer was always experimenting with breeding to perfect a better turkey. His family was fond of the leg portion for dinner and there were never enough legs for everyone. After many frustrating attempts, the farmer ...

Fooling Yourself

It was the day after Thanksgiving, and a wife caught her husband weighing himself on the scale. As he stood on the scale, he was sucking in his stomach. “That won’t help you, Mike,” said his wife. “You know...

Action, Compassion

Taking a Risk for a Lost Life In Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft, Thor Heyerdahl tells how he and a crew of five crossed the Pacific Ocean from South America to the South pacific Islands on a crude raft of balsa logs bound together ...

Mother’s Day

In a Calvin and Hobbes comic strip, Calvin steps up to his mother’s bed and says, “Hey, Mom! Wake up. I made you a Mother’s Day card.” His mother starts to read it aloud: “I was going to buy a card with hearts of pink and red. ...

Strength, Providence

David Jeremiah tells the story of Dr. P.P. Job, who spoke at a Christian rally in New Delhi, India, in 1998. After the rally, he received threats against his family. At the time, his son Michael was training at the university to be a med...

Rescue, Recognizing Danger

In 1981, a Minnesota radio station reported a story about a stolen car in California. Police were staging an intense search for the vehicle and the driver, even to the point of placing announcements on local radio stations to contact the...

Resurrection

In a recent Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah writes: “A Latin phrase has survived for two millennia: sine qua non. Like many Latin words and phrases, it is rarely translated into English. Instead, it is used in its Latin...

Sacrificial Love

On August 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines flight 225 crashed just after taking off from the Detroit airport, killing 155 people. One survived: a four-year-old from Tempe, Arizona, named Cecelia. News accounts say when rescuers found Cecelia...

Memory, Forgetfulness

While on a road trip, an elderly couple stopped at a roadside restaurant for lunch. After finishing their meal, they left the restaurant and resumed their trip. When leaving, the elderly woman unknowingly left her glasses on the table an...