Determination

Paul Harvey’s secret to success (illustration)

Someone once asked Paul Harvey, the journalist and radio commentator, to reveal the secret of his success. “I get up when I fall down,” said Harvey.  (Bits & Pieces, March 3, 1994, p. 16) …

Determined to Finish the Job (illustration)

Once while St. Francis of Assisi was hoeing his garden, he was asked, “What would you do if you were suddenly to learn that you were to die at sunset today?” He replied, “I would finish hoeing my garden.” (Source Un known, Lou Nicholes - Missionary/Author) …

Determined to Finish the Journey (illustration)

One cold February day a snail started climbing an apple tree. As he inched slowly upward, a worm stuck its head from a crevice in the bark to offer some advice. “You’re wasting your energy, there isn’t a single apple up there.” “There will be when I …

Determination to Defend The Constitution (illustration)

The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in its defense are the constitutional rights secure. (Source Unknown - Lou Nicholes, Missionary/Author) …

Dust Story Triggered Freeway Pileup (illustration)

On November 30, 1991, fierce winds from a freakish dust storm triggered a massive freeway pileup along Interstate 5 near Coalinga, California. At least 14 people died and dozens more were injured as topsoil whipped by 50 mile-per-hour winds reduced visibility to zero. The …