The Good News

Discussion of the Best News in the World, the Gospel of Jesus, and related topics

Football: Who are the Winners at this game?

It is autumn and the temperature is changing.  Many minds are focused on football.  I have more time to think about sports this fall than in the past.

But, a story like this one brings more satisfaction to my heart than having my favorite team win a whole season of games.  Here is an example of what any sport can build into life.


Yes, I am a Christian

In honor of the 10 that were shot in Oregon for admitting their religion; I stand behind you. With @TreverCarter.  Trever, I would only change one word: “admitting their ‘relationship.'”

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The Science of Happiness

I hope you will open this link  or  view below, if it comes up for you, for a few minutes.  This guy has some good thoughts on life.


How many colors did God create?

This is one of those forwarded emails.   I never look at most of them.  Since my wife love birds, I had too.   The first set, cedar waxwings are among her favorites.
Kindness is in our power even when fondness is not.
~Henry James~
Compassionis language the deaf can hear   and the blind can see.
~Mark Twain~
DA884F1F7F874D90B9AE5945A04BFEFC_JounPC.    Carry a heart that never hates,    a smile that never fades   and   a touch that never hurts.
Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret,
for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
~Robert Brault~
Treat everyone with politeness,
even those who are rude to you  
not because they are nice   but because you are.
Never look down on anyone unless you are helping them up.
A good character is the best tombstone.Those who loved you will remember.
Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

It’s nice to be important
  but it’s more important to be nice.
Today, give a stranger one of your smiles.
It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.
~Rudyard Kipling~
Don’t be yourself , be someone nicer.
Never miss an opportunity to make others happy,
even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.
(Wow! Good one. – nj)      
Love your enemies – it will confuse them greatly.
There is one word which may serve as a rule for
all one’s life — reciprocity.
Grownups know that little things matter   and that relationships are based on respect.

Don’t wait for people to be friendly, show them how.
~Henry James~
The most important trip you may take in life   is meeting people halfway.
~Henry Boyle~
When I was young, I admired clever people.
Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
~Abraham Heschel~

If we should deal out justice only in this world, who would escape?
No, it is better to be generous
  for it gains   us gratitude.
~Mark Twain~
  Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, tolerant of the weak,
because someday in your life you will be all of these.
~George Washington Carver~
You can’t live a perfect day   without doing something for someone
who will never be able to repay you.
~John Wooden~
If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be.
~Antonio Porchia~
You cannot do a kindness too soonfor you never know how soon it will be too late.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
~Winston Churchill
Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
~Frank A. Clark~
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Don’t let those who take advantage of your generositystop you from being generous.
~Author Unknown ~
Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.
~Maya Angelou~
In a world full of people who couldn’t care less, be someone who   cares   more.
~Author Unknown ~
Love thy neighbor and if requires that you bend the truth, the    truth   will understand.
~Robert Brault

Revel’s Bolero

I love Revel’s Bolero

Not Forgotten

Having read about the ongoing Syrian war for the last four years, a few members from a church in Waco, Texas, decided to meet the Syrian refugee crisis face to face in the Middle East. During their trip they heard the stories of many refugees, met their families, and shared in their lives. Now, for this small team the faces and experiences of the Syrians they met will not be forgotten.

Even in War

…a cup of Water

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Son of a Terrorist!

Zak chose peace!

War on Evil

An actor/director has more courage than the US President, Senate and House.  She is more bold than the kings in Islamic-dominated nations.   She is compassionate towards the abused.

Angelina Jolie visits a Syrian and Iraqi refugee camp in the southern Turkish town of Midyat in Mardin province in June.

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