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MInute Message August 31

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Listen to the audio Viewing nature around us through the eyes of a child is refreshing.  Children are filled with an insatiable sense of curiosity at God’s creation; their eyes still get wide, they still gasp with surprise, they still squeal with delight.  My grandchildren are...

Minute Message August 24

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Listen to the audio Jeff Cooper wrote, “Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration...

Minute Message August 17

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Listen to the Audio C.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.  Just last week one of our granddaughters entered second...

June 22 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio Is close enough really good enough? You know what they say, “almost only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and skunks. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Whatever happened to the virtue of giving one hundred...

June 15 Minute Message

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The stripes of red symbolize valor, and the white, hope. Together they number thirteen, representing the original 13 colonies. The blue corner represents truth and loyalty. And stars were chosen as symbolic of a new constellation – a new nation was born. You know it as Old Glory, the Stars...

June 8 Minute Message

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George Eliot asked the question, “What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Most often we think of a leader as the person out front, leading the way, but...

May 18 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio Race driver Rick Mears said, “To finish first you must first finish.” The month of May in Indiana is best known for the excitement of the Indianapolis 500. Growing up as a Hoosier, I remember well visiting the track for a qualification day back in the 1960s...

May 11 Minute Message

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I like this old Chinese proverb: “What is told in the ear of a man is often heard one hundred miles away.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Rumors can be dangerous so be cautious what you share as truth. Remember, a rumor is like...

April 27 Minute Message

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Emerson Pugh, researcher at IBM, said, “If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t.” Hi I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Our computers provide vast information for us...

April 20 Minute Message

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Listen to the Audio President Calvin Coolidge said, “There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means.” Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. I suspect we Americans will be...

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