Daily Got a Minute Message with John Ed

Daily Got a Minute Message with John Ed

In each episode of “Got a Minute,” retired Methodist minister John Ed Mathison will share a small piece of wisdom to help you through your day.


August 13, 2020
Aug 13 • 1 min
I recently officiated at the graveside funeral of a wonderful lady. Her grandson spoke at the service.
August 12, 2020
Aug 12 • 1 min
Søren Kierkegaard told this parable about a flock of geese.
August 11, 2020
Aug 11 • 1 min
It’s amazing to me who can influence us in a good positive direction. Often, influence comes at an unsuspected time.
August 10, 2020
Aug 10 • 1 min
Marriage connects people. The most solid connection between any two persons is based on love and a giving attitude.
August 7, 2020
Aug 7 • 1 min
A mad drive to accumulate wealth can create bad results.
August 6, 2020
Aug 6 • 1 min
The pandemic has given rise to the sale of face coverings and masks for protection. Many people are making homemade masks.
August 5, 2020
Aug 5 • 1 min
Success can be either the best or the worst thing that happens to a person.
August 4, 2020
Aug 4 • 1 min
There are great opportunities for people to use their talents to help other people.
August 3, 2020
Aug 3 • 1 min
What do you consider to be the biggest thing in life?
July 31, 2020
Jul 31 • 1 min
Over the past few months, people have found a way to help other people. Age has not been a factor.
July 30, 2020
Jul 30 • 1 min
God has been so good.
July 29, 2020
Jul 29 • 1 min
All of us have been the recipients of the sacrifice of others. We need to find a way to say thank you.
July 28, 2020
Jul 28 • 1 min
People have different needs. Oftentimes, we have something that we don’t need, but somebody else does.
July 27, 2020
Jul 27 • 1 min
A lot of people have thought creatively to produce socially-distant graduations.
July 24, 2020
Jul 24 • 1 min
Many people find a way to turn a tough situation into a terrific situation.
July 23, 2020
Jul 23 • 1 min
Several people were out on a boat one night, and a man became concerned because it was dark and there were a lot of jagged rocks all along the horizon…
July 22, 2020
Jul 22 • 1 min
What are you willing to do to accomplish that goal? You can make a difference in somebody’s life!
July 21, 2020
Jul 21 • 1 min
How do you handle anger? Remember, anger is just one letter short of danger.
July 20, 2020
Jul 20 • 1 min
Social distancing is very important to practice as we try to conquer the coronavirus. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget about it and get too close to people.
July 17, 2020
Jul 17 • 1 min
Tough situations can bring out the best in people.
July 16, 2020
Jul 16 • 1 min
Recently, I had a note from a couple whose wedding I had officiated 30 years ago. They said one of the secrets of their happy marriage was something I said to them in premarital counseling.
July 15, 2020
Jul 15 • 1 min
Women are being recognized today for some of the great accomplishments they have made. Women have always done great things, but oftentimes they have gone unnoticed.
July 14, 2020
Jul 14 • 1 min
Somebody needs you today to reach out with a word, a suggestion, an encouragement, an offer to help.
July 13, 2020
Jul 13 • 1 min
Remember that the main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing!
July 10, 2020
Jul 10 • 1 min
One of the challenges in life is to always put proper values on things and events.
July 9, 2020
Jul 9 • 1 min
Some people are not who they pretend to be.
July 8, 2020
Jul 8 • 1 min
The stay-at-home isolation has been used by some people to accomplish great things.
July 7, 2020
Jul 7 • 1 min
Warning people about potential danger takes on many forms.
July 6, 2020
Jul 6 • 1 min
The celebration of the birth of our nation is not a one-day event but is something on which we should reflect every day.
July 3, 2020
Jul 3 • 1 min
As we celebrate the birthday of our nation, we need to remember it is God who made it all possible.
July 2, 2020
Jul 2 • 1 min
A man living on the tiny Isle of Man decided he wanted to raise money for coronavirus relief.
July 1, 2020
Jul 1 • 1 min
With the widespread use of cameras today, you never know when you’re being filmed by a cell phone, doorbell camera, or TV camera.
June 30, 2020
Jun 30 • 1 min
The pandemic has pulled out the creativity in a lot of people.
June 29, 2020
Jun 29 • 1 min
One of the good things coming out of the pandemic happened to an Iowan hog farmer.
June 26, 2020
Jun 26 • 1 min
Enemies and challenges appear in different forms.
June 25, 2020
Jun 25 • 1 min
When we get up every morning, we should be grateful for the day.
June 24, 2020
Jun 24 • 1 min
People are receiving college degrees in different ways during COVID-19.
June 23, 2020
Jun 23 • 1 min
Let’s remember – naming a pandemic is not nearly as important as conquering it.
June 22, 2020
Jun 22 • 1 min
Our name identifies us. Whatever your name is, make something good out of it.
June 19, 2020
Jun 19 • 1 min
A 90-year-old man wanted to improve his health, so he joined a local gym. Recently, he was recognized as “gym member of the month.”
June 18, 2020
Jun 18 • 1 min
Times are changing rapidly. One big change deals with our attention span.
June 17, 2020
Jun 17 • 1 min
Be sure the people with whom you work understand that they are important and making a contribution.
June 16, 2020
Jun 16 • 1 min
People have tried to make excuses when God asks them to do something.
June 15, 2020
Jun 15 • 1 min
I pray that today will be a day of standing up for you!
June 12, 2020
Jun 12 • 1 min
Promises are made to keep – even if the person to whom the promise is made thinks it’s a joke.
June 11, 2020
Jun 11 • 1 min
Every day, we enter an exercise about making choices about things that are important – how we spend our time, our money, and our thinking.
June 10, 2020
Jun 10 • 1 min
A man who had lost his wife 16 years ago still mourns her death in a very interesting way.
June 9, 2020
Jun 9 • 1 min
Is there some extra mile we need to go today that can make a difference to somebody else?
June 8, 2020
Jun 8 • 1 min
Teaching and learning today requires a digital connection, but the most important learning is from the master teacher, Jesus Christ.
June 5, 2020
Jun 5 • 1 min
COVID-19 has helped us realize that we need to expand the possibilities of using things that we have.
June 4, 2020
Jun 4 • 1 min
Recently, David Ostrom, 40 years old, requested an Iowa judge to let him engage in a sword duel with his ex-wife and her attorney!
June 3, 2020
Jun 3 • 1 min
Charles Calvin, a volunteer firefighter in Indiana learned an important lesson about money.
June 2, 2020
Jun 2 • 1 min
A good attitude will make life a lot better – and can help you live longer.
June 1, 2020
Jun 1 • 1 min
The COVID-19 challenge has brought out a lot of creativity in people. How can we think creatively to be able to help somebody today?
May 29, 2020
May 29 • 1 min
A woman’s husband died leaving her 6 children to raise. She then adopted 12 other children.
May 28, 2020
May 28 • 1 min
Oftentimes, we try to teach lessons to young people, but sometimes they think so fast that they negate the lesson.
May 27, 2020
May 27 • 1 min
Sometimes, helping others comes at a big cost.
May 26, 2020
May 26 • 1 min
Our name identifies who we are. Our name can either be an advantage or a disadvantage – but it’s important for us to protect its integrity and make something good out of it.
May 25, 2020
May 25 • 1 min
Today, there will be a lot of backyard barbecues, beach bashes, and boat rides, but the meaning of this holiday is the fact that almost 1 ½ million men and women have died that you and I might enjoy our freedoms.
May 22, 2020
May 22 • 1 min
Sometimes little things mean as much or more than big things.
May 21, 2020
May 21 • 1 min
During our shelter-at-home for the past several weeks, video conferencing has become popular for conducting business, but it’s also created some interesting situations.
May 20, 2020
May 20 • 1 min
When we make mistakes in life, it’s tempting to find some excuse or somebody to blame.
May 19, 2020
May 19 • 1 min
Often, we’re tempted to tell the truth but not the whole truth. A half-truth might be true in itself but does not represent the bigger picture.
May 18, 2020
May 18 • 1 min
People have done different things to fill the hours of COVID-19 quarantine.
May 15, 2020
May 15 • 1 min
COVID-19 has made people with a lot of preexisting conditions very vulnerable.
May 14, 2020
May 14 • 1 min
Tom Moore is a 100-year-old World War II veteran who wanted to do something for Britain’s National Health Service.
May 13, 2020
May 13 • 1 min
The shelter-at-home confinement is curbing the spread of coronavirus.
May 12, 2020
May 12 • 1 min
Often, we tend to judge people without knowing all of the circumstances.
May 11, 2020
May 11 • 1 min
It’s very important for people to observe the quarantine guidelines.
May 8, 2020
May 8 • 1 min
How do you feed 2 million men, women, and children in the desert?
May 7, 2020
May 7 • 1 min
Have you ever thought how your facial expression and demeanor communicates a lot about who you are?
May 6, 2020
May 6 • 1 min
Is messaging software for the workplace that was developed to make us more productive really making us more productive?
May 5, 2020
May 5 • 1 min
If God calls us to a great purpose, we need to give everything that we have to accomplish that purpose.
May 4, 2020
May 4 • 1 min
It’s important in life is to learn to cope creatively with stress.
May 1, 2020
May 1 • 1 min
You will cross paths this week with a lot of people who need help. Are you willing to give the extra effort to help?
April 30, 2020
Apr 30 • 1 min
An acronym for FEAR is “False Evidence Against Reality.”
April 29, 2020
Apr 29 • 1 min
During this time of practicing social distancing and staying at home, a lot of people are thinking of creative ways to make this time count.
April 28, 2020
Apr 28 • 1 min
What can we do to help somebody during this tough time?
April 27, 2020
Apr 27 • 1 min
One of the battles each of us has is the battle with fear.
April 24, 2020
Apr 24 • 1 min
One of the sad results of COVID-19 is that people have raided grocery stores and started hoarding things like toilet paper, sanitizers, wipes, etc. But one physical therapist tried to remedy the situation!
April 23, 2020
Apr 23 • 1 min
Prepare for the worst but hope for the best. What’s your attitude and action?
April 22, 2020
Apr 22 • 1 min
How do you handle tough times?
April 21, 2020
Apr 21 • 1 min
In a time of crisis, such as the COVID-19 has presented, what do we think we really need to help us get through the days ahead?
April 20, 2020
Apr 20 • 1 min
A first-grader in Maryland heard about the coronavirus, and he started thinking about what he could do.
April 17, 2020
Apr 17 • 1 min
Sometimes, miracles occur that allow us to help other people.
April 16, 2020
Apr 16 • 1 min
The Bible speaks about going the extra mile. Sometimes, you meet people who go a lot of extra miles!
April 15, 2020
Apr 15 • 1 min
Sometimes, we work hard and become quite good at something. We can use what we know to help other people but be blinded to the fact that we ourselves need help in the very area that we have become efficient.
April 14, 2020
Apr 14 • 1 min
How are our kids and grandkids going to remember us?
April 13, 2020
Apr 13 • 1 min
We’re living in a day and age where truth can be twisted and changed by advanced technology.
April 10, 2020
Apr 10 • 1 min
This Good Friday, we focus on God’s new scoring system today and what he said about dying and living it up.
April 9, 2020
Apr 9 • 1 min
Today, we look at God’s new scoring system as it relates to strength and weakness.
April 8, 2020
Apr 8 • 1 min
As we look this week at God’s new scoring system, we focus today on His emphasis on serving rather than being served.
April 7, 2020
Apr 7 • 1 min
Today, let’s look at God’s new scoring system and see where He gives the big score on giving, not getting.
April 6, 2020
Apr 6 • 1 min
Each day this Holy Week, I want to focus on a different aspect of God’s scoring system, which is quite different from the world’s scoring system.
April 3, 2020
Apr 3 • 1 min
I love fresh Florida oranges. I might have to make some adjustments in the future, because Florida’s nine-billion-dollar orange industry could be in trouble!
April 2, 2020
Apr 2 • 1 min
What opportunity is God showing you today?
April 1, 2020
Apr 1 • 1 min
God sends a message every day telling us how much he loves us. That’s no glitch.
March 31, 2020
Mar 31 • 1 min
The bee has been determined to be the most important living being on the planet.
March 30, 2020
Mar 30 • 1 min
What’s your goal today? How disciplined are you in reaching it?
March 27, 2020
Mar 27 • 1 min
It’s easy to form a quick, inaccurate opinion of other people.
March 26, 2020
Mar 26 • 1 min
A little boy started to say his prayers at night and got one phrase confused.
March 25, 2020
Mar 25 • 1 min
Marriages, like all important relationships, are based on promises.
March 24, 2020
Mar 24 • 1 min
Nobody can stop the aging process, but you can have a good attitude towards your age.
March 23, 2020
Mar 23 • 1 min
A shooting victim’s brother and the convicted police officer embraced in a court room. That happened because a Christian man wanted to put forgiveness into practice.
March 20, 2020
Mar 20 • 1 min
Do commercials keep promises?
March 19, 2020
Mar 19 • 1 min
As a 33-year-old man paralyzed from the waist down showed, our adversities should never define who we become.
March 18, 2020
Mar 18 • 1 min
One of the real disappointing conflicts in today’s world is the conflicts in religion.
March 17, 2020
Mar 17 • 1 min
Oftentimes, promises are not kept because of mistakes in communication.
March 16, 2020
Mar 16 • 1 min
It’s easy to point out flaws in other people without seeing our own flaws.
March 13, 2020
Mar 13 • 1 min
For the Christian, death is not darkness, but light.
March 12, 2020
Mar 12 • 1 min
The people you come in contact with today, will they be better because of your presence? You don’t need to drive a red convertible – but you do need to be the kind of person that today will make other people better!
March 11, 2020
Mar 11 • 1 min
We should never let age be a hinderance to what we want to accomplish.
March 10, 2020
Mar 10 • 1 min
When interviewed, former President Jimmy Carter said, “It is incompatible for any Christian not to believe in life after death.”
March 9, 2020
Mar 9 • 1 min
God designs a purpose for every person in life – at any age.
March 6, 2020
Mar 6 • 1 min
God’s concern and ability to recharge us every day spiritually, emotionally, and physically is amazing.
March 5, 2020
Mar 5 • 1 min
“You can’t conquer a lot of things at once, but just take things one at a time and conquer each one.”
March 4, 2020
Mar 4 • 1 min
Everything you use today, use it for something good, like one Philadelphia family did with the internet.
March 3, 2020
Mar 3 • 1 min
What we think about when we wake up every morning is very important.
March 2, 2020
Mar 2 • 1 min
Sometimes, we don’t get what we want.
February 28, 2020
Feb 28 • 1 min
Remember - you’ve only got one life to live. Be sure you spend it wisely.
February 27, 2020
Feb 27 • 1 min
God can always reveal what’s real and what’s not.
February 26, 2020
Feb 26 • 1 min
Don’t be fooled by fake ideas, philosophies, and religion. Jesus teaches what is real.
February 25, 2020
Feb 25 • 1 min
How does God know what’s in you?
February 24, 2020
Feb 24 • 1 min
It’s important to hear the cries of people in need – it’s also important to respond appropriately to them.
February 21, 2020
Feb 21 • 1 min
Don’t be fooled by the innocent way that sin appears – it can start a fire that’s difficult to put out.
February 20, 2020
Feb 20 • 1 min
Technology can be helpful, but it is not the answer to every need in life.
February 19, 2020
Feb 19 • 1 min
Accurate communication is essential in a productive relationship.
February 18, 2020
Feb 18 • 1 min
Today, are you working smart?
February 17, 2020
Feb 17 • 1 min
Remember – promises are made to be kept – not broken.
February 14, 2020
Feb 14 • 1 min
We all have a certain amount of time, and it’s important that we invest our time in things that really make a difference.
February 13, 2020
Feb 13 • 1 min
When an error occurs, it’s important for someone to recognize it and correct it.
February 12, 2020
Feb 12 • 1 min
Look around at your family, at people, at opportunities, at possibilities – things of real value occupy most of our homes.
February 11, 2020
Feb 11 • 1 min
How many hours you work a day is not nearly as important as the way you work those hours.
February 10, 2020
Feb 10 • 1 min
What kind of family history are you passing on to those who will come after you?
February 7, 2020
Feb 7 • 1 min
All of us have been extremely blessed.
February 6, 2020
Feb 6 • 1 min
Failing to lead by example can create a false chasm between the leader and the people.
February 5, 2020
Feb 5 • 1 min
Be careful what you stick your head in!
February 4, 2020
Feb 4 • 1 min
In life, don’t underestimate what God can do.
February 3, 2020
Feb 3 • 1 min
Google created a great invention, but what is its purpose?
January 31, 2020
Jan 31 • 1 min
What is the best way to be remembered?
January 30, 2020
Jan 30 • 1 min
What’s your attitude today?
January 29, 2020
Jan 29 • 1 min
Opportunities to help people occur often in our lives.
January 28, 2020
Jan 28 • 1 min
God doesn’t play pranks about the resurrection.
January 27, 2020
Jan 27 • 1 min
When God puts somebody in your path, will you make a difference in their lives?
January 24, 2020
Jan 24 • 1 min
Live your life so that you are preparing to meet a lot of winners in eternity.
January 23, 2020
Jan 23 • 1 min
One important aspect of life is that we walk like we talk.
January 22, 2020
Jan 22 • 1 min
Balance in life is extremely important.
January 21, 2020
Jan 21 • 1 min
I do thank God for hospital Emergency Rooms and the people who staff them, but I also believe that there are some other “E.R.” rooms that we could visit each day.
January 20, 2020
Jan 20 • 1 min
Helping others and allowing others to help us is important in life.
January 17, 2020
Jan 17 • 1 min
When something needs to be done, a decision to act is necessary.
January 16, 2020
Jan 16 • 1 min
What can you do today to help somebody out of a tough situation?
January 15, 2020
Jan 15 • 1 min
How persistent are you?
January 14, 2020
Jan 14 • 1 min
Sensitivity extends beyond a heartbeat.
January 13, 2020
Jan 13 • 1 min
How much are we asking God to help us prepare for whatever confronts us in the future?
January 10, 2020
Jan 10 • 1 min
Never leave a fallen comrade.
January 9, 2020
Jan 9 • 1 min
Regardless of what kind of funeral you have, the most important part is not the funeral, but the resurrection.
January 8, 2020
Jan 8 • 1 min
Determining value of paintings is difficult; determining value in life is equally difficult.
January 7, 2020
Jan 7 • 1 min
How big are you willing to dream in 2020?
January 6, 2020
Jan 6 • 1 min
The good news about life is that our past does not have to define our future.
January 3, 2019
Jan 3 • 1 min
To correct a problem, we need to know and treat the source of the problem.
January 2, 2019
Jan 2 • 1 min
Who can you reach out to today?
January 1, 2019
Jan 1 • 1 min
Our past should never define our future.
December 31, 2019
Dec 31, 2019 • 1 min
Taking the time to help someone in need will make any proposal in life more authentic – even if it takes you a little longer to do it.
December 30, 2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 1 min
A 103-year-old woman says she has discovered the secret to a long life.
December 27, 2019
Dec 27, 2019 • 1 min
Our actions always have consequences.
December 26, 2019
Dec 26, 2019 • 1 min
What are you willing to do to help people today?
December 25, 2019
Dec 25, 2019 • 1 min
Christmas is not just about cutting on the lights.
December 24, 2019
Dec 24, 2019 • 1 min
The birth of Christ and the Gospel was also the death of the old world.
December 23, 2019
Dec 23, 2019 • 1 min
Are you sure that you’re prepared for Christmas in the right way?
December 20, 2019
Dec 20, 2019 • 1 min
Not everybody recognizes value and appreciates it.
December 19, 2019
Dec 19, 2019 • 1 min
A coach who desperately needed a win instead showed incredible class.
December 18, 2019
Dec 18, 2019 • 1 min
Our actions always have consequences.
December 17, 2019
Dec 17, 2019 • 1 min
Believing and following Jesus takes us to a place where there’s no need for roses or rice.
December 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019 • 1 min
Consistency is a good attribute in life.
December 13, 2019
Dec 13, 2019 • 1 min
This Friday the 13th, I’ve got something good for you!
December 12, 2019
Dec 12, 2019 • 1 min
It’s amazing what a decimal point can do!
December 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019 • 1 min
May we all be intentional about teaching our children good lessons!
December 10, 2019
Dec 10, 2019 • 1 min
God’s call to us is to not conform to society; it’s society that needs to turn around!
December 9, 2019
Dec 9, 2019 • 1 min
One of the great attributes in life for all of us is persistence.
December 6, 2019
Dec 6, 2019 • 1 min
Creativity is an important tool to have in your toolbox.
December 5, 2019
Dec 5, 2019 • 1 min
God placed the Church here to change the world, not the other way around!
December 4, 2019
Dec 4, 2019 • 1 min
All things in life have a value.
December 3, 2019
Dec 3, 2019 • 1 min
Oftentimes in life, we are overly critical of people and situations.
December 2, 2019
Dec 2, 2019 • 1 min
Jesus Saves.
November 29, 2019
Nov 29, 2019 • 1 min
Oftentimes, people can step in at just the right time and make a difference.
November 28, 2019
Nov 28, 2019 • 1 min
Two angels were sent to earth to record two kinds of thoughts: complaints and gratitude.
November 27, 2019
Nov 27, 2019 • 1 min
If God tells you to do something, don’t let anybody tell you that you can’t do it.
November 26, 2019
Nov 26, 2019 • 1 min
Today, whatever you’re engaged in, always compete strong.
November 25, 2019
Nov 25, 2019 • 1 min
Winning in football is very important - especially in the state of Alabama.
November 22, 2019
Nov 22, 2019 • 1 min
Names are very important.
November 21, 2019
Nov 21, 2019 • 1 min
Relationships are essential in life.
November 20, 2019
Nov 20, 2019 • 1 min
Sometimes in life, we get an opportunity to help rescue someone.
November 19, 2019
Nov 19, 2019 • 1 min
Growing older does not have to have as many disadvantages as we think.
November 18, 2019
Nov 18, 2019 • 1 min
What are you serving today with your life?
November 15, 2019
Nov 15, 2019 • 1 min
How persistent are we in completing a task?
November 14, 2019
Nov 14, 2019 • 1 min
Why can’t we figure out a way to bring life to new believers and increase the Christian tribe?
November 13, 2019
Nov 13, 2019 • 1 min
If you take a nap and follow the Bible, you can have a tremendously healthy life.
November 12, 2019
Nov 12, 2019 • 1 min
Here’s an honest prayer from an honest man.
November 11, 2019
Nov 11, 2019 • 1 min
Do we practice greed or giving?
November 8, 2019
Nov 8, 2019 • 1 min
In a tough situation in life, be an encourager and don’t ever quit paddling!
November 7, 2019
Nov 7, 2019 • 1 min
Never be too big for a little job.
November 6, 2019
Nov 6, 2019 • 1 min
Don’t complain about what you don’t have. Begin using today effectively for a positive way!
November 5, 2019
Nov 5, 2019 • 1 min
Example always beats explanation.
November 4, 2019
Nov 4, 2019 • 1 min
Sometimes, many of us just set our goals too low.
November 1, 2019
Nov 1, 2019 • 1 min
A young man’s request was the proper way to pray with power.
October 31, 2019
Oct 31, 2019 • 1 min
How can you count on directions to get to a desired place?
October 30, 2019
Oct 30, 2019 • 1 min
Don’t let somebody else’s mistake become your mistake.
October 29, 2019
Oct 29, 2019 • 1 min
You have an opportunity today to help somebody have a life.
October 28, 2019
Oct 28, 2019 • 1 min
Challenges bring out the best or the worst in us.
October 25, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 • 1 min
What little job is God giving you to do today?
October 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019 • 1 min
A lot of people enter the wrong password to life.
October 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019 • 1 min
God has a great purpose for you to accomplish today.
October 22, 2019
Oct 22, 2019 • 1 min
Everybody is getting older, but one way to accomplish things and overcome the aging process is to prepare better.
October 21, 2019
Oct 21, 2019 • 1 min
Sometimes a villain can be a hero.
October 18, 2019
Oct 18, 2019 • 1 min
Some people step up and do something that’s considered impossible so that other people might see that it can be done.
October 17, 2019
Oct 17, 2019 • 1 min
People can reach out and help other people in a lot of different ways.
October 16, 2019
Oct 16, 2019 • 1 min
Effective churches and Christians are those who see a need and then do something to meet that need.
October 15, 2019
Oct 15, 2019 • 1 min
Many people today who find life to be dull, boring, and meaningless are looking for an escape.
October 14, 2019
Oct 14, 2019 • 1 min
Listen to your conscience when you’re about to do something wrong.
October 11, 2019
Oct 11, 2019 • 1 min
You have a message of hope and healing and love for somebody today.
October 10, 2019
Oct 10, 2019 • 1 min
Greed is one of the descriptive words of today’s society.
October 9, 2019
Oct 9, 2019 • 1 min
Relating poorly to each other is creating huge problems for many.
October 8, 2019
Oct 8, 2019 • 1 min
Preparation is always an important aspect of accomplishing things in life.
October 7, 2019
Oct 7, 2019 • 1 min
You might cross paths with somebody today that you can help.
October 4, 2019
Oct 4, 2019 • 1 min
A wise man said a repentant person must take a feather and go place it at the doorstep of every home that he had hurt by his rumor.
October 3, 2019
Oct 3, 2019 • 1 min
Be persistent; keep knocking.
October 2, 2019
Oct 2, 2019 • 1 min
Research is now showing what the Bible has always taught us.
October 1, 2019
Oct 1, 2019 • 1 min
What you today to help somebody else is worth it.
September 30, 2019
Sep 30, 2019 • 1 min
Setting high goals is admirable; doing what it takes to reach them is really special.
September 27, 2019
Sep 27, 2019 • 0 min
Reaching out to help others comes from different kinds of motivations.
September 26, 2019
Sep 26, 2019 • 0 min
Repentance is not a means for making money.
September 25, 2019
Sep 25, 2019 • 1 min
A teenager’s giving spirit increased three times.
September 24, 2019
Sep 24, 2019 • 1 min
Henry Ford gathered a group of bright minds to spend a day dreaming about possibilities.
September 23, 2019
Sep 23, 2019 • 1 min
How persistent and open are you willing to be?
September 20, 2019
Sep 20, 2019 • 1 min
The most successful people are those who take what they do have and use them.
September 19, 2019
Sep 19, 2019 • 1 min
How do you handle challenging relationships?
September 18, 2019
Sep 18, 2019 • 1 min
Do we have an attitude of trying to help other people?
September 17, 2019
Sep 17, 2019 • 1 min
The reasoning that comes from a human perspective will seldom turn out to be reasonable.
September 16, 2019
Sep 16, 2019 • 1 min
In life, allow difficulties and adversity and problems just to serve as a catfish.
September 13, 2019
Sep 13, 2019 • 1 min
It doesn’t matter how old you are; you can still make a difference in the lives of others.
September 12, 2019
Sep 12, 2019 • 1 min
I’ve learned that it’s very important in life to have people around me who can give constructive criticism and encouragement.
September 11, 2019
Sep 11, 2019 • 0 min
I remember when I was growing up, if you saw a penny on the sidewalk, you’d stop and pick it up.
September 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019 • 1 min
You know, too often in life we get fooled by things that are fake because they’re not obviously counterfeit.
September 9, 2019
Sep 9, 2019 • 0 min
Creativity in life is a great asset, but our creativity must not go too far.
September 6, 2019
Sep 6, 2019 • 1 min
It’s important to life to have things that we enjoy, but things become even more meaningful when we include others in that joy.
September 5, 2019
Sep 5, 2019 • 1 min
Lack of focus in life imprisons us.
September 4, 2019
Sep 4, 2019 • 1 min
It’s amazing what a little creativity can do.
September 3, 2019
Sep 3, 2019 • 1 min
Football is important, but be careful!
September 2, 2019
Sep 2, 2019 • 0 min
Good, honest, excellent work with a positive attitude can be a good indication of who lives within us.
August 30, 2019
Aug 30, 2019 • 1 min
A famous painter took a stain on a wall and made a masterpiece.
August 29, 2019
Aug 29, 2019 • 0 min
A blessed dog became a blessing.
August 28, 2019
Aug 28, 2019 • 1 min
There’s only one judgement that really matters.
August 27, 2019
Aug 27, 2019 • 1 min
Because of one man, “under God” is in our pledge today.
August 26, 2019
Aug 26, 2019 • 0 min
What’s your IQ?
August 23, 2019
Aug 23, 2019 • 1 min
In life, don’t get sidetracked with the parade and miss the biggest show on Earth planned by God for every individual.
August 22, 2019
Aug 22, 2019 • 0 min
How often in life do we miss out on the kind of help we need because we don’t recognize who God puts in our midst?
August 21, 2019
Aug 21, 2019 • 0 min
God can take tough situations and turn them into terrific situations.
August 20, 2019
Aug 20, 2019 • 0 min
“I can sleep when the wind blows.”
August 19, 2019
Aug 19, 2019 • 0 min
Education is very important, but the best education is when we apply what we learned.
August 16, 2019
Aug 16, 2019 • 0 min
A study has shown that taking a nap will improve your memory.
August 15, 2019
Aug 15, 2019 • 1 min
You’re too blessed to be stressed.
August 14, 2019
Aug 14, 2019 • 1 min
One of the most important questions we answer is: Do you know where you’re going?
August 13, 2019
Aug 13, 2019 • 0 min
Do you know where you’re going?
August 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019 • 0 min
A 15-year-old’s success is just beginning because of her commitment and attitude.
August 9, 2019
Aug 9, 2019 • 0 min
A 19-year-old bank robber’s gun ended up being more valuable than what he robbed from the bank!
August 8, 2019
Aug 8, 2019 • 1 min
Little things can have a big impact on life.
August 7, 2019
Aug 7, 2019 • 0 min
Three volunteers in their seventies said they are “aggressively appreciated.”
August 6, 2019
Aug 6, 2019 • 0 min
It’s difficult for a person to make an adequate assessment of himself.
August 5, 2019
Aug 5, 2019 • 0 min
One of the great opportunities for people today is to adopt children.
August 2, 2019
Aug 2, 2019 • 0 min
A baseball player forfeited $12.4 million, showing his incredible integrity.
August 1, 2019
Aug 1, 2019 • 0 min
A man once visited the Devil’s workshop.
July 31, 2019
Jul 31, 2019 • 0 min
God can take tough situations and turn them into terrific situations.
July 30, 2019
Jul 30, 2019 • 1 min
A man had an itch on his back for months and finally went to the doctor, who found something incredible.
July 29, 2019
Jul 29, 2019 • 0 min
We oftentimes try to change our behavior without trying to change our heart.
July 26, 2019
Jul 26, 2019 • 0 min
Two men were walking in downtown New York City when one man heard something.
July 25, 2019
Jul 25, 2019 • 0 min
There are two little words that we all need to hear: Thank you.
July 24, 2019
Jul 24, 2019 • 0 min
A star coach gave some great advice on how to succeed.
July 23, 2019
Jul 23, 2019 • 0 min
When we don’t get to be the lead in some situation, are we willing to assume a secondary spot?
July 22, 2019
Jul 22, 2019 • 0 min
Neil Armstrong had a dream, and that dream became a reality in 1969.
July 19, 2019
Jul 19, 2019 • 0 min
If you require an easy road to reach a goal, you’ll never make it there.
July 18, 2019
Jul 18, 2019 • 1 min
It’s not about how much we know, it’s about how we can apply that knowledge.
July 17, 2019
Jul 17, 2019 • 1 min
Thomas Edison learned the secret of never quitting.
July 16, 2019
Jul 16, 2019 • 0 min
Four senior citizens who went out to golf spent most of the time complaining - except for one.
July 15, 2019
Jul 15, 2019 • 0 min
A name is so important!
July 12, 2019
Jul 12, 2019 • 1 min
How you view your job can touch others’ lives.
July 11, 2019
Jul 11, 2019 • 1 min
A little boy visiting a cathedral saw that saints are those that the light shine through.
July 10, 2019
Jul 10, 2019 • 1 min
Excellence is never an accident.
July 9, 2019
Jul 9, 2019 • 0 min
My cousin’s mother-in-law had a wonderful perspective on life!
July 8, 2019
Jul 8, 2019 • 1 min
A great thing happened when Bill Buckner returned to Fenway Park.
July 5, 2019
Jul 5, 2019 • 1 min
Who is a saint?
July 4, 2019
Jul 4, 2019 • 1 min
Maybe we should make it Dependence Day as we need to truly depend on God.
July 3, 2019
Jul 3, 2019 • 1 min
Don’t you think that it’s time today to ‘umble ourselves and confess our sins?
July 2, 2019
Jul 2, 2019 • 1 min
It’s always easy to quit, but you never accomplish anything if you quit.
July 1, 2019
Jul 1, 2019 • 1 min
Common sense is one of the real values of being wise.
June 28, 2019
Jun 28, 2019 • 1 min
Thomas Edison never quit and never stopped experimenting.
June 27, 2019
Jun 27, 2019 • 1 min
Sparky only enjoyed one thing: drawing.
June 26, 2019
Jun 26, 2019 • 0 min
Despite the snow, a neurosurgeon had a “whatever it takes” attitude.
June 25, 2019
Jun 25, 2019 • 1 min
Death is inevitable for all of us.
June 24, 2019
Jun 24, 2019 • 1 min
Learn about Australia’s “Man with the Golden Arm.”
June 21, 2019
Jun 21, 2019 • 1 min
Never give up.
June 20, 2019
Jun 20, 2019 • 1 min
“Tired, oh so tired, but still trying.”
June 19, 2019
Jun 19, 2019 • 1 min
The secret to reaching a significant goal is to do whatever it takes to get there, and to never quit.
June 18, 2019
Jun 18, 2019 • 1 min
The first change must be in our attitude, not in our circumstances!
June 17, 2019
Jun 17, 2019 • 0 min
Every day when we get up, we have a choice.
June 14, 2019
Jun 14, 2019 • 1 min
Some people are extremely creative in getting what they want!
June 13, 2019
Jun 13, 2019 • 0 min
One tourist was shocked when he found out what he bargained for!
June 12, 2019
Jun 12, 2019 • 1 min
What do little white pearl onions have to do with turning something bad into something good?
June 11, 2019
Jun 11, 2019 • 1 min
We have a vast amount of knowledge at our fingertips, but genuine knowledge has to be applied.
June 10, 2019
Jun 10, 2019 • 0 min
Got blesses us so that we might be a blessing to others.
June 7, 2019
Jun 7, 2019 • 0 min
A young coworker went about increasing the energy of his fellow workers in the wrong way.
June 6, 2019
Jun 6, 2019 • 0 min
Accomplishing something in life can make us either humble or arrogant.
June 5, 2019
Jun 5, 2019 • 0 min
We all need to use our talents in a way that honors God and helps others.
June 4, 2019
Jun 4, 2019 • 0 min
We do not have to have all our ducks in a row to start doing something good!
June 3, 2019
Jun 3, 2019 • 0 min
The best thing is to take the high road.
May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 • 0 min
How healthy are the bones in your body?
May 30, 2019
May 30, 2019 • 0 min
A great and needed ingredient in today’s culture is integrity.
May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019 • 1 min
Some things in life are nice and playful, but they aren’t real.
May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019 • 1 min
Caring can be demonstrated in a lot of different ways.
May 27, 2019
May 27, 2019 • 1 min
Evil overcomes when good people fail to act in a situation.
May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019 • 0 min
The password to life is found in the Bible!
May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019 • 0 min
Competition can either be good or bad.
May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019 • 0 min
A difference in perspective can make a huge difference - especially when $150 are on the line!
May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019 • 0 min
A brave holy man entered the fire-engulfed Notre Dame to retrieve holy artifacts.
May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 • 1 min
Persistence, discipline, and hard work is a lot better than quitting!
May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 • 0 min
Never underestimate what God can do with just a small group of people and when a young boy shows up.
May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019 • 1 min
That is one crazy new sport!
May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019 • 0 min
When you have a goal in life, many people will tell you you can’t complete it.
May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019 • 1 min
Everybody needs to know that their life matters!
May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 • 1 min
A little girl abandoned by so many found her family in a hospital.
May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019 • 0 min
When you face a problem, make sure your actions help solve the problem, not add to it!
May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019 • 0 min
We don’t need to let curiosity get the best of us!
May 8, 2019
May 8, 2019 • 0 min
Encouragement can work wonders!
May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019 • 1 min
Goals can be good, but some goals may need to be reexamined!
May 6, 2019
May 6, 2019 • 0 min
Some people see a need and meet it.
May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019 • 1 min
People respond to levels of expectation.
May 2, 2019
May 2, 2019 • 0 min
Rather than giving up and quitting, a runner completed a subzero race in four days.
May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019 • 0 min
Have we become too politically correct?
April 30, 2019
Apr 30, 2019 • 1 min
An eight-year-old Nigerian refugee was crowned the New York State championship for his age group.
April 29, 2019
Apr 29, 2019 • 0 min
A teacher proved himself worthy of being named the “World’s Best.”
April 26, 2019
Apr 26, 2019 • 1 min
When we make a mistake, it’s sometimes easier to blame someone else - but it may not be right!
April 25, 2019
Apr 25, 2019 • 0 min
There is such a natural instinct to think about a problem and then never face it!
April 24, 2019
Apr 24, 2019 • 0 min
This story shows the power of prayer!
April 23, 2019
Apr 23, 2019 • 0 min
The best life consists of loving God and loving other people!
April 22, 2019
Apr 22, 2019 • 1 min
If you think your struggles are hopeless, you will sink; God’s promise is not despair, but victory!
April 19, 2019
Apr 19, 2019 • 0 min
Why do we call it Good Friday?
April 18, 2019
Apr 18, 2019 • 0 min
Sometimes, having a safety net is just a temptation to turn back!
April 17, 2019
Apr 17, 2019 • 0 min
The best way to deal with a mistake is to confess it and try to correct it!
April 16, 2019
Apr 16, 2019 • 1 min
Exercise integrity in all of your relationships!
April 15, 2019
Apr 15, 2019 • 1 min
How do we use our money wisely?
April 12, 2019
Apr 12, 2019 • 0 min
Robots may be taking over every job - even preaching for some!
April 11, 2019
Apr 11, 2019 • 1 min
Can we be so attached to objects that we end up potentially harming ourselves?
April 10, 2019
Apr 10, 2019 • 0 min
When you encourage someone and invest in them, the limits of their achievements disappear!
April 9, 2019
Apr 9, 2019 • 0 min
Don’t postpone your decision!
April 8, 2019
Apr 8, 2019 • 0 min
When you set a great goal, there will be many people who try to discourage your from achieving them!
April 5, 2019
Apr 5, 2019 • 1 min
A weightlifter performed a great feat of strength to save a person’s life.
April 4, 2019
Apr 4, 2019 • 0 min
God has built some amazing sense of direction into his creatures!
April 3, 2019
Apr 3, 2019 • 0 min
One of the greatest needs in society today is integrity.
April 2, 2019
Apr 2, 2019 • 0 min
In life, a lot of people like to get, and a lot of people like to give.
April 1, 2019
Apr 1, 2019 • 1 min
How do ducks always return to one place in Arkansas?
March 29, 2019
Mar 29, 2019 • 1 min
How we use our money determines our priorities.
March 28, 2019
Mar 28, 2019 • 0 min
Every day, life gives us opportunities to serve and be served.
March 27, 2019
Mar 27, 2019 • 0 min
A battle from WWI can tell us a lot about living our lives.
March 26, 2019
Mar 26, 2019 • 1 min
We need to do our work with excellence and enjoy what we’re doing!
March 25, 2019
Mar 25, 2019 • 1 min
When people help people, it makes all the difference in the world.
March 22, 2019
Mar 22, 2019 • 0 min
When something is wrong, covering it up will bring severe consequences!
March 21, 2019
Mar 21, 2019 • 1 min
Redefine what is possible.
March 20, 2019
Mar 20, 2019 • 0 min
There are four stages to accomplishing something great!
March 19, 2019
Mar 19, 2019 • 1 min
On this day, swallows return annually to a mission in California.
March 18, 2019
Mar 18, 2019 • 1 min
Would you let God guide you to where you need to go today?
March 15, 2019
Mar 15, 2019 • 0 min
Don’t let the “What Ifs” dominate your life!
March 14, 2019
Mar 14, 2019 • 0 min
How did a servant become a household name?
March 13, 2019
Mar 13, 2019 • 0 min
Money can be a dangerous thing!
March 12, 2019
Mar 12, 2019 • 0 min
Do you let innocent things threaten you?
March 11, 2019
Mar 11, 2019 • 0 min
“Semper Fi” is about commitment.
March 8, 2019
Mar 8, 2019 • 0 min
Invest your time in fulfilling God’s purpose for you!
March 7, 2019
Mar 7, 2019 • 1 min
God’s support will always be there!
March 6, 2019
Mar 6, 2019 • 0 min
When everyone does what they do best, the ship will sail smoothly.
March 5, 2019
Mar 5, 2019 • 1 min
It’s time to move from Grumble Street to Thanksgiving Avenue.
March 4, 2019
Mar 4, 2019 • 0 min
Sometimes, gratitude can truly improve our health.
March 1, 2019
Mar 1, 2019 • 1 min
The answer is yes. Now, what’s the question?
February 28, 2019
Feb 28, 2019 • 0 min
How much are you willing to give to God and others?
February 27, 2019
Feb 27, 2019 • 1 min
Trying to be more positive is good, but sometimes, the best way to be positive is to change your priorities!
February 26, 2019
Feb 26, 2019 • 0 min
Slim or flaired jeans? Why not both? Because indecisiveness is no way to make a decision!
February 25, 2019
Feb 25, 2019 • 0 min
What is your picture of God?
February 22, 2019
Feb 22, 2019 • 1 min
Two people saw the same situation very differently.
February 21, 2019
Feb 21, 2019 • 0 min
Do you have a winning attitude?
February 20, 2019
Feb 20, 2019 • 0 min
Be grateful and don’t waste your time on earth!
February 19, 2019
Feb 19, 2019 • 0 min
Nothing is really ours.
February 18, 2019
Feb 18, 2019 • 0 min
You can either complain or give thanks. Don’t use up all your time complaining!
February 15, 2019
Feb 15, 2019 • 0 min
Actions always have consequences.
February 14, 2019
Feb 14, 2019 • 1 min
What does love mean?
February 13, 2019
Feb 13, 2019 • 0 min
Service can lead to some unexpected surprises!
February 12, 2019
Feb 12, 2019 • 0 min
It’s called respect.
February 11, 2019
Feb 11, 2019 • 1 min
Can you believe an actor would thank Satan for an award? Thank God today for all that is good.
February 8, 2019
Feb 8, 2019 • 0 min
Problems or possibilities?
February 7, 2019
Feb 7, 2019 • 1 min
The giant redwoods demonstrate how forming a team can lead to greatness beyond the individual.
February 6, 2019
Feb 6, 2019 • 0 min
Business competition can be unhealthy or healthy, as two beauty salons demonstrated.
February 5, 2019
Feb 5, 2019 • 0 min
An 11-year-old performed a great act of courage and saved a life!
February 4, 2019
Feb 4, 2019 • 1 min
This story shows how important it is to get along after a divorce!
February 1, 2019
Feb 1, 2019 • 1 min
A homeless man proved himself to be a wonderfully honest person.
January 31, 2019
Jan 31, 2019 • 1 min
There are many ways that we can reach out to others.
January 30, 2019
Jan 30, 2019 • 0 min
Here are three things you should always remember regarding your tongue!
January 29, 2019
Jan 29, 2019 • 0 min
What can you do for a veteran?
January 28, 2019
Jan 28, 2019 • 1 min
Just like traffic markings exist for our benefit and safety, God’s moral principles aren’t there to inhibit us, but to free us.
January 25, 2019
Jan 25, 2019 • 0 min
After four years, a returned wallet restored a man’s faith in humanity.
January 24, 2019
Jan 24, 2019 • 0 min
When we become like clay in the potter’s hand, God makes us into a beautiful jar.
January 23, 2019
Jan 23, 2019 • 0 min
When you’ve got a problem, be sure you’ve got the right solution, or you can do more harm than good!
January 22, 2019
Jan 22, 2019 • 0 min
We don’t have to get cosmetic surgery to emulate someone we should truly try to imitate!
January 21, 2019
Jan 21, 2019 • 0 min
Small acts of kindness can lead to something big!
January 18, 2019
Jan 18, 2019 • 1 min
An 89-year-old businessman saw that actions spoke louder than good intentions.
January 17, 2019
Jan 17, 2019 • 0 min
Later might be too late.
January 16, 2019
Jan 16, 2019 • 1 min
It can be easy to grumble about what’s significant rather than give thanks to God about what is truly significant.
January 15, 2019
Jan 15, 2019 • 0 min
A lost engagement ring can teach us something about never giving up.
January 14, 2019
Jan 14, 2019 • 0 min
The most important part of accomplishing your dreams is getting started!
January 11, 2019
Jan 11, 2019 • 0 min
Don’t let things go to waste!
January 10, 2019
Jan 10, 2019 • 0 min
Don’t play it safe!
January 9, 2019
Jan 9, 2019 • 1 min
Turn your bad situations into something good!
January 8, 2019
Jan 8, 2019 • 0 min
Focus on quality over quantity for your days!
January 7, 2019
Jan 7, 2019 • 1 min
What determines our happiness?
January 4, 2019
Jan 4, 2019 • 0 min
Learning to live between steps can provide a valuable lesson!
January 2, 2019
Jan 4, 2019 • 0 min
God has a plan for every life.
January 3, 2019
Jan 4, 2019 • 0 min
We control how we respond to the moments in our lives.
January 1, 2019
Jan 1, 2019 • 1 min
Happy New Year!
December 31, 2018
Dec 31, 2018 • 0 min
Something amazing happened at a Walmart in Vermont!
December 28, 2018
Dec 28, 2018 • 0 min
A valuable lesson can be learned from an amazing feat at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
December 27, 2018
Dec 27, 2018 • 1 min
May we all be as wise as the Three Wise Men!
December 26, 2018
Dec 26, 2018 • 0 min
Twinke, twinkle, little star… Be a wise man today!
December 25, 2018
Dec 25, 2018 • 1 min
A foreign diplomat said that Christmas Day is the most important day in history.
December 24, 2018
Dec 24, 2018 • 0 min
Jesus truly is the reason for the season.
December 19, 2018
Dec 20, 2018 • 1 min
Do you know what is valuable and what is not? Spend your time today on something that is valuable.
December 20, 2018
Dec 20, 2018 • 1 min
The coming of Jesus isn’t just a promise, but it is a fact that you can experience everyday.