Illustrations

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Soldier Focusing

Readiness, Focus

A U.S. Army officer told of the contrast in his pupils during two different eras of teaching at the artillery training school at Fort Sill, Oklahoma (Home of the Field Artillery). In 1958-60 the attitude was so lax that the instructors h...

NASA Postcard

Creativity

When Apollo 11 thundered towards the moon, the three astronauts didn’t have life insurance.  NASA wouldn’t offer it to them because their job was considered “high risk and experimental.”  Knowing that the possibility of death w...

flood damaged road

Consequences of Sin

In his Daily Article for Jan. 11, Jim Denison writes: “Officials have determined that a sinkhole that cost $75 million to fix was caused by human error. Water was released too quickly into sewage pipes, eventually causing the ground t...

Motivation, Strategy

In a column in the January 5 edition of The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof makes the case that “2018 was actually the best year in human history. Each day on average, about another 295,000 people around the world gained access to el...

Great War Memorial in Lille

Oppression

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in 1919 to conclude World War I, imposed restrictions on Germany that Adolph Hitler would exploit to spur the growth of his Nazi Party. Within twenty years, Germany would move from feeling oppressed to in...

little girl looking through back car window

Love and Marriage

Kids were invited to answer some important questions about marriage. When is it OK to kiss someone? When they’re rich. (Pam, age 7) The law says you have to be 18, so I wouldn’t mess with that. (Curt, age 7) The rule goes like this: If y...

soldier climbing rope ladder

Bravery

During Marine basic training at Parris Island, S.C., the drill instructor threw a pine cone among the recruits and yelled, “Grenade!” The trainees immediately turned away and hit the ground. “Just as I suspected,” chided the dril...

Life, Eternity

A woman in Florida had a malignant tumor in the facial area. Her physician told her that the only available treatments would cause much pain and some disfigurement. The treatments did not offer a cure, but they would probably buy her mor...

Shrewdness, Strategy

Little Bobby hangs out at the local convenience store. The owner notices that the older boys like to tease him. They say he’s not too bright. As evidence, often they’ll offer Bobby his choice between a nickel and a dime. Bobby always tak...