How do you deal with worry?
J. Arthur Rank, an English executive, devised an interesting approach. He decided to do all his worrying on one day each week. He chose Wednesdays. When anything happened that gave him anxiety and annoyed his ulcer, he would write it down and put it in his worry box and forget about it until next Wednesday. Continue reading
Filed under Prayer, Worry
Are you a “worry-wart?” A “nervous Nellie?” Or “fearful Fred?”
Some folks worry about everything. Like the 95-year-old woman in the nursing home . A fellow church member came by to visit and asked, “How are you feeling?”
She said, “I’m worried sick!”
“What are you worried about?” her friend inquired. ” You look like you’re in good health. They’re taking good care of you, aren’t they?” Continue reading
Have you heard the old, one-liner joke that asks, “What lies at the bottom of the ocean and twitches?”
Can you guess?
The answer is…. Continue reading
There is a great story that comes out of Greece in the 5th century B.C. During the war between two city-states, a spy was captured and sentenced to death. Before the execution he demanded an audience with the Ruler of that city. When the interview was granted, he stood before the Ruler and pled “O great king, if you do not execute me, but instead allow me to live a mere two years longer, I will teach your favorite horse to sing.” Continue reading