Resume blunders

How bad a mistake can you make on your resume? Here are some real-life examples: "My intensity and focus are at inordinately high levels, and my ability to complete projects on time is unspeakable." "Educ...

Satisfaction

A little boy never said a word for six years. One day his parents served him cocoa. From out of left field, the kid says, "This cocoa's no good." His parents began to celebrate. They said to him, "Why did you w...

What You Won’t Hear

Here are some comments you’ll probably never hear at church: 1. Hey! It's my turn to sit in the front pew. 2. I was so enthralled, I never noticed your sermon went 25 minutes over time. 3. Personally I...

Need for Fathers

In a Wall Street Journal article, James Wilson points out the urgent need in our society for families led by fathers: “An employed father helps persuade a young boy that getting a job makes more sense than hang...

Dear Landlord

Here are some excerpts from actual letters sent to landlords. No wonder rent is so high. 1. The toilet is blocked and we cannot bathe the children until it is cleared. 2. This is to let you know that ther...

The Power of Your Attitude

Stan Toler is a pastor and denominational leader who has unique insights about leadership, and in his latest book, The Power of Your Attitude (Harvest House), he counsels readers about ways to be happier and mo...