Category Archives: Second chance

Pick yourself up, dust yourself down.

Do you remember that song that Fred Astaire sang to Ginger Rodgers in the old movie, Swingtime? It went like this: ‘Nothing’s impossible I have found, for when my chin is on the ground I pick myself up, dust myself … Continue reading

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Pins in the head

Some years ago, Zhang Meihua, a 24 year old Chinese woman, for no apparent reason began to lose the ability to move her arms and legs. Eventually her symptoms got so bad they gave her a cat scan and found … Continue reading

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The way God would paint our portrait

There’s a story of a homeless man sitting across the street from an artist’s studio. The artist saw him and thought he’d make an interesting portrait. So from a distance he painted this man – but not with downcast eyes … Continue reading

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Better than any spa

According to The International Spa Association the number of hotels or resorts offering spas has multiplied over the past few years. Spas are offering exotic treatments indigenous to their location, including “lava rock massages in Hawaii, papaya scrubs in the … Continue reading

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God’s alternative makes sweeter music

There was once an Italian boy named Antonio. He loved music and wanted above everything else to become a singer, but whenever he tried to sing his friends laughed at him. However, his village was home to Nicolo Amati, the … Continue reading

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Second Chance

We talk rather glibly about forgiving and forgetting, but Thomas Edison, having come up with a plan to create the world’s first light bulb, worked for twenty four hours straight with a team of men to get the first one … Continue reading

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