Learning While Teaching

Learning While Teaching

When I was about 23 or 24 years of age, word got around at my church that there was an urgent need for someone to teach the 4th grade boys’ Sunday School class.  It was the middle of the yearly cycle and the previous teacher had decided that this group was too much to...
The Perils of Lying

The Perils of Lying

When I was nineteen years old, my family made a move from Atlanta, Georgia to Ft. Worth, Texas.  I was ending my freshman year of college and had planned to transfer to Baylor University in Waco.  Wanting to get a jump on summer employment, I chose to move into the...
Gum In The Urinal

Gum In The Urinal

After watching a movie at the theater, I stepped into the Men”s room to take care of my full bladder.  Standing at the urinal, I noticed that someone had spit chewing gum into it and a simple thought occurred to me.  Someone later that day had the job of picking...
The Power of Liking

The Power of Liking

Think about times when you feel annoyed with someone. There is a good chance that the person involved is someone you have ongoing contact with, perhaps a family member, a close friend, or a coworker. As you attempt to coordinate life with those nearest you, there is a...