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Devotional Thoughts by Alan Smith


Townsend, the developer of the laser, was once asked if he didn't have a tremendous sense of achievement in all he had accomplished with his invention, such as methods for precision measurements, laser disc, and weapons technology.  He remarked, "Not really."  He said:..... (click here to read the rest)

Combining humor with God's Word

A DEBT OF $0.00

The following story appears to be an "urban legend," but is fun to read nevertheless:  In March 1992, a man living near Boston, Massachusetts received a bill for his as yet unused credit card stating that he owed $0.00.  He ignored it and threw it away.  In April he received another and..... (click here to read the rest)


The following true story is told in "Chicken Soup For The Veteran's Soul":  The USS Astoria was the first U.S. cruiser to engage the Japanese during the Battle of Savo Island which was fought in August of 1942.  The Astoria was badly damaged in the battle and sank shortly after noon August 9, 1942.  Ten hours before the ship sank,....... (click here to read the rest)