Storms

How TV’s Were Born (illustration)

A little over 75 years ago a little known American inventor, born of Russian descent named Vladimir Kosma Zworykin began to work for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Over the next few years Mr. Zworykin worked on an idea called an iconoscope and a kinescope. The kinescope w …

Tennis ball or play dough (illustration)

We are all affected by the storms and struggles of life. The question to consider is how are you going to respond? Like a tennis ball or play dough? You see, when you put pressure on play dough, it leaves a lasting imprint. Everybody can tell that is has been tampered with becaus …

Hurricanes Help Balance The Weather (illustration)

Without an occasional hurricane, the world’s weather might be even worse. Fierce tropical storms play a vital part in maintaining the heat balance between the tropics and polar regions. The tropics and subtropics receive more heat from the sun than they lose by radiation. To prev …

The Blessings of a Storm (illustration)

A violent thunderstorm once preserved the town of Basle from the shells of the Russians and Hungarians who were besieging the place. The pious people in gratitude to God, as a thank-offering, founded a school for the training of Christian missionaries. This was the origin of the …

The Power of a Hurricane in Bangladesh (illustration)

The following illustrates the power Of hurricanes: A hurricane lifts sixty million, or more, tons of water and generates more power every ten seconds than all the electrical power used in the United States in a year. The hurricane that struck Bangladesh in 1970 produced a tidal w …

Charles Wesley Writes a Song About Storms of Life (illustration)

In reference to storms of life Charles Wesley the great song-writer expressed it this way:Jesus Lover of my soul,Let me to Thy bosom fly;While the tempest still is high;Hide me, O my Savior, hideTill the storm of life is past(Source Unknown) …

Father shadows his Son in a raging Snow Storm (illustration)

A little boy was eagerly looking forward to the birthday party of a friend who lived only a few blocks away. When the day finally arrived, a blizzard made the sidewalks and roads nearly impassable. The lad’s father, sensing the danger, hesitated to let his son go. The youngster r …