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Minute Message August 23

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I like what the wise King Solomon wrote in the book of Proverbs, “Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones.  Learn from their ways and be wise.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. These tiny insects are anything but...

Minute Message August 16

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Very few of us do well in life as a solo act – we need one another to bring out the best in us. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Driving down unfamiliar country roads, a man soon became lost and ended up in a muddy ditch while trying...

Minute Message August 9

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Listen to the Audio D. Jackson wrote, “Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.” The same is true for our children. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. This week the youth our of community head back to school. One of our...

Minute Message July 12

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Listen to the Audio Henry Van Dyke wrote, “Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. God-given talent always makes a...

Minute Message July 5

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Art Buchwald wrote, “The best things in life aren’t things.”  What a commentary on how we most often evaluate life’s best.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Stop and consider; what would have if you...

Minute Message June 14

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Listen to the Audio Vietnam veteran, Adrian Cronauer, wrote, “The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.”  This week, June 14th, our country celebrates a little remembered moment called Flag Day.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood...

Minute Message - May 31

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Listen to Audio An old African Proverb states, “The one who listens is the one who understands.”  That’s wise advice.  Listen carefully; you never know when you might hear something that will impact the future. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian...

Minute Message - May 24

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Are you an optimist or a pessimist?  If your answer is that you often view life through a negative lens, you might want to change your focus.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. A comedian put it this way, “A pessimist's blood...

April 26 Minute Message

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Listen to Audio Sydney Harris wrote, “Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Change is...

April 19 Minute Message

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Have you checked your blood pressure lately?  How’s your pulse?  Is your heart healthy?  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. The human heart is incredible.  It pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood every day...

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