UpLifts – Real Court Folly

Thoughts From People With Real Insight:

This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. –Western Union internal memo, 1876

There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home. –Ken Olson, Founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977

Wow — What leadership these people possessed.
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UpLifts – Honor & Serve Thy Mother (Mother’s Day)

Serve Thy Mother

You know, there are only three known references to Jesus’ direct interactions with His mother after His public ministry began. These references are very enlightening.

The Savior’s ministry has just begun. He returns to Galilee from His baptism at Jordan, and His temptation experience in the Judean wilderness. He comes with His disciples to a wedding feast at Cana. It may well have been a member of His family getting married since it was Mary who was in charge of the feast — we really don’t know. But during the course of the festivities, they run out of wine. Mary comes to Jesus in her need and says to her son, “… They have no wine.” (John 2:3)
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UpLifts – A Brain, A Heart, And Courage To Guide Us

A BRAIN, A HEART, AND COURAGE TO GUIDE US

Pressure and stress are unavoidable facts of life. It is how we handle them
that makes them positive or negative. When the heat is on, do we see it as
a refiner’s fire or just let it burn us out?

In the movie “The Wizard of Oz?” Dorothy found herself traveling a
road that led through an unfamiliar world. She encountered many challenges
and problems, but she also found three friends to share the journey and
help her find her way home -a Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and a Lion. The youth of today are in much the same situation as Dorothy. Trying to
follow a straight and narrow path through a world filled with opposition
and “wicked witches.”
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