The Wise Womans Stone

A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked the woman to give it to...

Who will cry for the little boy?

by Antwone Fischer “Who will cry for the little boy, lost and all alone? Who will cry for the little boy, abandoned without his own? Who will cry for the little boy? He cried himself to sleep. Who will cry for the little boy? He never had for keeps. Who will cry...

A Ten-Cent Idea

When young F. W. Woolworth was a store clerk, he tried to convince his boss to have a ten-cent sale to reduce inventory. The boss agreed, and the idea was a resounding success. This inspired Woolworth to open his own store and price items at a nickel and a dime. He...

Pournelle’s Iron Law of Bureaucracy

Pournelle’s Iron Law of Bureaucracy states that in any bureaucratic organization there will be two kinds of people”: ¬†First, there will be those who are devoted to the goals of the organization. Examples are dedicated classroom teachers in an educational...

I’d Rather See A Sermon

I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day, I’d rather that you walk with me than merely show the way. The eye’s a better teacher and more willing than the ear, And counsel is confusing but example’s always clear. The best of all the...