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Average

Average Male The average male is: 5’ 9” tall and 173 pounds. Is married, 1.8 years older than his wife and would marry her again. Has not completed college. Earns $28,605 per year. Prefers showering to taking a bath. Sends about 7.2 hours a week eating. Does not know his cholesterol count, but it’s 211. … Continue reading “Average”

Availability

Five Loaves and Two Fishes God uses what you have to fill a need which you never could have filled. God uses where you are to take you where you never could have gone. God uses what you can do to accomplish what you never could have done. God uses who you are to let … Continue reading “Availability”

Autonomy

The Paradox Another poll sheds light on this paradox of increased religiosity and decreased morality. According to sociologist Robert Bellah, 81 percent of the American people also say they agree that “an individual should arrive at his or her own religious belief independent of any church or synagogue.” Thus the key to the paradox is … Continue reading “Autonomy”

Automobile

First Recorded Fatality While the family of Harry Bliss mourned, they surely had no idea of the tide of grieving his death would unleash. He died in 1899 in New York City, the first recorded automobile fatality. Many million times since the tragedy, his death has been reenacted, and not even a single one of … Continue reading “Automobile”

Authoritarianism

The Boss •      Rule #1: The Boss is always right. •      Rule #2: When the Boss is wrong, refer to rule #1. Source unknown

Authority

Stand Up Cheryl Reimold, an authority about body language, once said, “If you stand up to address a seated person, you gain height and a certain amount of temporary power. But if you face a person directly, on his level (whether sitting or standing), you are more likely to establish communication.” Queen Victoria knew that. … Continue reading “Authority”

Augustine

History Maker Few men are so great that the main course of history is different just because they lived, thought and spoke. Saint Augustine is one of those few. He is a great “bridge personality” of history. Christopher Dawson has written of him, in St. Augustine and His Age, “He was to a far greater … Continue reading “Augustine”

Attitude

Crabs The man went into the restaurant and said, “Do you serve crabs here?” And the waiter said, “Why, yes sir, we serve anybody here.” The Bell, the Clapper, and the Cord: Wit and Witticism, (Baltimore: National Federation of the Blind, 1994), p. 73 Perk Up A sickly widow had two sons on whom she … Continue reading “Attitude”

Attention

The Fast Lane Writer Charles Swindoll once found himself with too many commitments in too few days. He got nervous and tense about it. “I was snapping at my wife and our children, choking down my food at mealtimes, and feeling irritated at those unexpected interruptions through the day,” he recalled in his book Stress … Continue reading “Attention”

Attempt

Not the Critic It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who … Continue reading “Attempt”