Illustrations

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Mistaken Identity

With his request approved, the CNN News cameraman quickly used his cell phone to call the local airport to charter a flight. He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at the airport. Arriving at the airfield, he spotted a ...

Christmas, Santa

A few days after Christmas last year, a six-year-old boy approached his mother and said, “Mom, is there a Santa Claus?” “Well, what do you think?” she asked him. He replied, “Well, my Playstation that I got from you and Dad and...

Light

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition that causes people to feel depressed from lack of sunlight. During the long winter months, for example, moods may turn blue for reasons related to brain chemistry, especially a lack of ser...

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...