Illustration: Kindness, Compassion

An unknown author tells this story: I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes. I noticed a small boy, delicate of bone and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily apprising a basket of freshly pi...

Illustration: Money, Finances

“For one reason or another, most people today are concerned about money. It is estimated that 40% of the marriages that fail are the result of conflict over finances. Colleges report that students are forsaking...

Illustration: Prayer

A successful businessman needed several millions dollars to clinch an important deal, and he was having a hard time obtaining a loan, so he went to church to pray for the money. By chance, he knelt next to a ma...

Illustration: Evil

In a recent Turning Point Daily Devotional, David Jeremiah writes: “Last year the American Environmental Protection Agency allowed an ocean of sludge to pollute Colorado’s Animas River, turning the tributary to...

Illustration: Patience

As the patient sat down in the dentist's chair complaining of his aching tooth, he said, "Doc, how long will it take to pull this thing?"