Category Archives: Mining for Gold Nuggets

The Most Important Event in the History of the World

At the end of this article is a golden nugget.  But first, consider some of the following events. Their impact on the world was monumental and life changing. All were pivotal moments in human history. a) Domestication of animals – … Continue reading

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The Empire State Building

[This story is fiction, of course, and is a tad long. However, if you stick with it, a wonderful conclusion awaits – a golden nugget.] SCENE ONE New York City resident Jim Nigh rode the elevator to the top of … Continue reading

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Parallel Universes

The other day a science commentator on television was talking about ‘parallel universes’ – how scientists of today are speculating that our universe is not the only one, but that billions of others also exist (the ‘multi-verse’ concept).  Public television … Continue reading

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A Formula for the Christian Life

During the early 1980s a gentleman in a church I attended suffered a financial reversal in his business.  Times got tough for his entire family.  Happily, they eventually did recover.  One day he mentioned that a certain Bible passage had … Continue reading

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The Ten Most Beautiful Things

We’ve all heard the expression: “All things Bright and Beautiful”.  Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful things in the world.  A study most appropriate near the Christmas season, but certainly valid any time of year. If … Continue reading

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Jennifer Went to College

(Preface: The young college girl in this piece (Jennifer) is fictional. But she represents most of us who consider ourselves Christians. Her experiences are drawn from those of real people, including this author.  At the end of this story lies … Continue reading

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