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Boston Tea Party

December 15, 2017
Boston Tea Party
The stamp Act of 1765 and the Townshend Act of 1767 infuriated American Colonists. These acts were designed to impose intolerable taxes on the colonies without representation in the Westminster Parliament. In March 1770, the crisis reached a boiling point when five Americans were killed by British Soldiers who were commandeering homes. In early 1773, the men of Marlborough, Massachusetts, declared, “Death is more eligible than slavery..." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Perseverance

December 14, 2017
Perseverance
Wilma didn't get much of a head start in life. A bout with polio left her left leg crooked and her foot twisted inward so, she had to wear leg braces. After seven years of painful therapy, she could walk without her braces. At age 12, Wilma tried out for a girls’ basketball team, but didn't make it... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

More Praise

December 13, 2017
More Praise
The Duke of Wellington, the British military leader who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, was not an easy man to serve under. He was brilliant, demanding, and not one to shower his subordinates with compliments. Yet, even Wellington realized that his methods left something to be desired. In his sunset years, a young lady asked him what, if anything, he would do differently if he had his life to live over again... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

It Won't Work

December 12, 2017
It Won't Work
An energetic young man began working as a clerk in a hardware store. Like many old-time hardware stores, the inventory included thousands of dollars' worth of items that were obsolete or seldom called for by customers. The young man believed that no thriving business could carry such an inventory and still show a profit so he proposed a sale to get rid of the stuff... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Blazing Wagon

December 11, 2017
Blazing Wagon
On June 2, 1944, just before D-Day, Engineer Benjamin Gimbert and his fireman, James Nightall, were operating a freight train delivering bombs to the USAF near Essex, England. As they approached the village of Soham in Cambridgeshire, Benjamin realized that the wagon coupled directly behind the locomotive was on fire... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

In God We Trust

December 8, 2017
In God We Trust
According to Treasury Department records, the first suggestion that God be recognized on American coinage can be traced to a letter addressed to the Secretary of the Treasury, Salmon P. Chase, from a small-town Pennsylvania minister in 1861. As a result of that letter... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Building for Life

December 7, 2017
Building for Life
Life is a matter of building. Each of us has been given the opportunity to build something -- a secure family, a good reputation, a career, a relationship with God. But, some of those things can disappear almost overnight due to financial losses, natural disasters and other unforeseen difficulties. What are we to do? A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C Curry Lumber Company

Carrying A Heavy Burden

December 6, 2017
Carrying A Heavy Burden
The story is told an elderly man who was traveling with a boy and a donkey. As they walked through a village, the man was leading the donkey and the boy was walking behind. The townspeople said the old man was a fool for not riding, so to please them, he climbed onto the donkey's back. When they came to the next village... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Extraordinary Heroism

December 5, 2017
Extraordinary Heroism
On 7 May 7, 2005, enemy forces ambushed Lance Corporal Todd Corbin's platoon in Haditha, Iraq, using a suicide vehicle loaded with improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, and machine guns. Three of the four vehicles were severely damaged and eleven of sixteen Marines suffered casualties... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Beautiful Voice

December 4, 2017
Beautiful Voice
A young girl lived in a small village in Sweden. She was terribly poor and unskilled, would survive by doing only the most menial of jobs. However, she loved to sing, and had dreams of someday becoming a great singer. She began to sing on street corners, hoping passersby would toss her a penny or two... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Be Not Weary

December 1, 2017
Be Not Weary
William Wilberforce was an English politician, philanthropist, and a leader of the movement to stop the slave trade in England. Young William was discouraged one night, in the early 1790s, after another defeat in his 10-year battle against the traders... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Who Hired You?

November 30, 2017
Who Hired You?
Eddie Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1890; the third of eight children. At fifteen, he became interested in automobiles and subscribed to a correspondence course. Night after night, he studied by the light of a kerosene lamp. His next step was already planned in his mind--a job with Frayer-Miller Automobile Company in Columbus... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Where Justice is Denied

November 29, 2017
Where Justice is Denied
Frederick Douglas, an abolitionist, orator, author, statesmen, and one of the most prominent figures in American History said: “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” Douglas astutely observed that deep in the hearts of all men is the desire to be free... a Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

There is Nothing I Can Do

November 28, 2017
There is Nothing I Can Do
The Lakewood Bulletin recounts the story of an Atlantic passenger laying in his bunk in a storm, deathly sick—seasick, when the cry of "Man overboard" was heard. The passenger thought, "God help the poor fellow--there is nothing I can do." Then, he thought at least he could put his lantern in the port-hole, which he struggled to do... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Value of Character

November 27, 2017
The Value of Character
The most influential American Black leader and educator of his time, Booker T Washington, became a trusted advisor to 2 presidents and helped several blacks with appointments to federal offices. He was the founder and head of the famous Tuskegee Institute... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Majority Disagrees

November 24, 2017
The Majority Disagrees
In 1844, medical doctor, Ignaz Semmelweis, who was assistant director at the Vienna Maternity Hospital, suggested that the high rate of death of patients and new babies was because the doctors attending them were carrying infections from one person to another... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Counsel of Fear

November 23, 2017
The Counsel of Fear
During World War II, a military governor met with General George Patton in Sicily. When he praised Patton highly for his courage and bravery, the general replied, "Sir, I am not a brave man. . . The truth is, I am an utter coward. I have never been within the sound of gunshot or in sight of battle in my whole life that I wasn't so scared that I had sweat in the palms of my hands..." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Step by Step

November 22, 2017
Step by Step
Amy Carmichael once wrote, "Sometimes when we read the words of those who have been more than conquerors, we feel almost despondent. I feel that I shall never be like that. But, they won through step by step by little bits of will, little denials of self, little inward victories, by faithfulness in very little things..." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Pioneer

November 21, 2017
Pioneer
In 1972, NASA launched the exploratory space probe Pioneer 10. According to Leon Jaroff in Time Magazine, the satellite's primary mission was to reach Jupiter, photograph the planet and its moons, and beam data to earth about it's magnetic field, radiation belts, and atmosphere.... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

More

November 20, 2017
More
All Howard Hughes ever really wanted in life was more. He wanted more money, so he parlayed inherited wealth into a billion-dollar pile of assets. He wanted more fame, so he broke into the Hollywood scene and soon became a filmmaker and star... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Monuments to Faith - Part 5

November 17, 2017
Monuments to Faith - Part 5
At a time when there is a concerted effort to erase the role of God and faith from America’s public life, Washington, DC, is filled with Christian religious symbols that adorn its monuments and buildings, as an abiding evidence of God’s role in American Heritage. When you enter the Lincoln Memorial, and gaze upon the magnificent statue of Lincoln, his famous speeches are inscribed into the walls.... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Monuments to Faith - Part 4

November 16, 2017
Monuments to Faith - Part 4
At a time when there is a concerted effort to erase the role of God and faith from America’s public life, Washington, DC, is filled with Christian religious symbols that adorn its monuments and buildings, as an abiding evidence of God’s role in American Heritage. The Jefferson Memorial, for example, has a quote around the interior dome that reads, “I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the minds of men.” A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Monuments to Faith - Part 3

November 15, 2017
Monuments to Faith - Part 3
At a time when there is a concerted effort to erase the role of God and faith from America’s public life, Washington, DC, is filled with Christian religious symbols that adorn its monuments and buildings, as an abiding evidence of God’s role in American Heritage. The Supreme Court building has many places where there are images of Moses with the Ten Commandments... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Monuments to Faith - Part 2

November 14, 2017
Monuments to Faith - Part 2
At a time when there is a concerted effort to erase the role of God and faith from America’s public life, Washington, DC, is filled with Christian religious symbols that adorn its monuments and buildings, as an abiding evidence of God’s role in American Heritage. In the house chamber in the US Capital building is the inscription, “In God we trust”.... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Monuments to Faith - Part 1

November 13, 2017
Monuments to Faith - Part 1
At a time when there is a concerted effort to erase the role of God and faith from America’s public life, Washington, DC, is filled with Christian religious symbols that adorn its monuments and buildings, as an abiding evidence of God’s role in American Heritage. The Washington Monument, for example, is capped with an aluminum capstone in which is engraved the Latin phrase, Laus Deo, meaning “Praise be to God.” A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company...

Indecision

November 10, 2017
Indecision
Former president Ronald Reagan once had an aunt who took him to a cobbler for a pair of new shoes. The cobbler asked young Reagan, "Do you want square toes or round toes?" Unable to decide, Reagan didn't answer, so the cobbler gave him a few days... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Great Awakening

November 9, 2017
Great Awakening
Jonathan Edwards began preaching in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1734. The moral condition of the colonies was extremely low. The children of the original immigrants were more concerned with increasing wealth and comfortable living than furthering the Kingdom of God. The same spiritual malaise could be found throughout the Americas... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Flight 401

November 8, 2017
Flight 401
As Eastern Airlines Flight 401 approached the Miami Airport for landing, a light that indicates proper deployment of the landing gear failed to come on. The plane flew in a large, looping circle over the swamps of the Everglades while the cockpit crew checked out the light failure. Their question… A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Experience

November 7, 2017
Experience
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, father of the nuclear submarine, was skeptical of business school graduates. Having interviewed some 14,000 of them over a period of years, he found them fluent in the jargon of systems analysis, financial manipulation, and quantitative management. But, he claimed, they just don't know the score... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Endure

November 6, 2017
Endure
At the age of seven, he had to go to work to help support his family. At nine, his mother died. At twenty-two, he lost his job as a store clerk. At twenty-three, he went into debt and became a partner in a small store. At twenty-six, his partner died leaving him a huge debt... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company
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