Lessons

NASA and The Bible

earth from space

"NASA AND THE BIBLE"
-- Author Unknown


Mr. Harold Hill, President of the Curtis Engine Company in
Baltimore, Maryland and a consultant in the Space Program relates
the following development. "I think one of the most amazing things
that God has for us today happened recently to our astronauts and
space scientists at Greenbelt, Maryland.

They were checking the position of the sun, moon, and planets out
in space where they would be 100 years and 1000 years from now.

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The Carpenter

bridge construction

Once upon a time, two brothers who lived on adjoining farms fell into conflict. It was the first serious rift in 40 years of farming side-by-side, sharing machinery, and trading labor and goods as needed, without a hitch. Then the long collaboration fell apart. It began with a small misunderstanding, …

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The Pretty One

Cocker Spaniel Pups

By Roger Dean Kiser

This was the last litter of puppies we were going to allow our Cocker Spaniel to have. It had been a very long night for me. Precious, our only black cocker, was having a very difficult time with the delivery of her puppies.

I laid on the floor beside her large four-foot square cage, watching her every movement. Watching and waiting just in case we had to rush her to the veterinarian.

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8 year-old’s Explanation of God

Illustration of God

-- By Danny Dutton
Written by an 8 year old from Chula Vista, CA, for his third grade homework assignment. The assignment was to explain God. I just wonder if any of us could do as well?

One of God's main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace the ones that die, so there will be enough people to take care of things on earth.

He doesn't make grownups, just babies. I think because they are smaller and easier to make. That way he doesn't have to take up his valuable time teaching them to talk and walk. He can just leave that to mothers and fathers.

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Drug Problem

-- Author unknown

The other day, a man standing next to me at a store in our small town read that a meth lab had been found in an old farm house in the adjoining county, and he asked me a rhetorical question...

Why didn't we have a drug problem when you and I were growing up?

I told him I did have a drug problem when I was a kid growing up.

I was drug to church on Sunday... morning and night.

I was drug to church for weddings and funerals.

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The Half-Wit

rancher in his shed

A man owned a small ranch near Sheridan, Wyoming. The Wyoming Labor Department got a tip that he was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an investigator out to interview him.

"I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them," demanded the investigator.

"Well," replied the rancher, "there's my ranch hand who's been with me for 3 years. I pay him $1200 a week plus free room and board.

The cook has been here for 18 months, and I pay her $1000 per week plus free room and board.

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Israel – the little Country that does a Lot

Land of Israel at dusk with flag


Israel, the 100th smallest country, with less than 1/1000th of the world’s population, can lay claim to the following:

The Middle East has been growing date palms for centuries.  The average tree is about 18-20 feet tall and yields about 38 pounds of dates a year. Israeli date trees are now yielding 400 pounds/year and are short enough to be harvested from the ground or a short ladder.

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