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Characteristics of Alan Lang, in his “Substance Abuse and Habitual Behavior” report to the National Academy of Science, identifies nine such characteristics: Impulsive behavior, Difficulty in delaying gratification, Sensation seeking, Antisocial personality, Nonconformist values, Sense of alienation, Deviant behavior, Heightened feelings of stress, Little regard for goals generally valued by society. Alan Lang, Substance Abuse … Continue reading “Addiction”


Life Life is a continuous process of getting used to things we hadn’t expected. Source unknown


Autograph A young couple who had just witnessed a Bill Cosby performance went backstage hoping to get the comedian’s autograph in their newly born son’s baby book. An aide took the book to Cosby, and when it was returned the couple excitedly looked for his signature. They couldn’t find it, and they left the theater … Continue reading “Admiration”

Admonish, Admonition

Riding on Our Background He was graduated from the finest four-star Christian college. The product of a distinguished evangelical church, he had a good personal grasp of the Scriptures. From a strong Christian family, he was a personable and handsome green shoot — the whole nine yards! Like many in his league, however, he was … Continue reading “Admonish, Admonition”


A Child of the King My Father is rich in houses and lands He holdeth the wealth of the world in His hands! Of rubies and diamonds, of silver and gold, His coffers are full, He has riches untold. My Father’s own Son, the Saviour of men, Once wandered on earth as the poorest of … Continue reading “Adoption”


Infidelity Dear Ann Landers: You have printed many letters about extramarital affairs. Here are some things your readers should be aware of: •      About half the men and a third of the women who are cheating say they are perfectly content and there is nothing wrong with their marriages. •      Being religious does not prevent … Continue reading “Adultery”


Blind Golfer One of the golfers on the pro tour some years ago was a pompous egomaniac with the emotional maturity of a six-year-old. He could do nothing wrong and always had a quick excuse for any loss: it was a lousy course, the other golfers were cheating, the weather was terrible, etc. As if … Continue reading “Advantage”


Weather Balloons Several years ago, I heard the story of Larry Walters, a 33-year-old man who decided he wanted to see his neighborhood from a new perspective. He went down to the local army surplus store one morning and bought forty-five used weather balloons. That afternoon he strapped himself into a lawn chair, to which … Continue reading “Adventure”