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Time

September 20, 2018
Time
In 1989, Parents rated their inability to spend enough time with their children as the greatest threat to the family. In the survey conducted for the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Corp., 35 percent pointed to time constraints as the most important reason for the decline in family values. Another 22 percent mentioned a lack of parental discipline. While 63 percent listed family as their greatest source of pleasure, only 44 percent described the quality of family life in America as good or excellent... This Moment in Time is brought to you by Springhill-Curry Construction.

Harvest Time

April 13, 2018
Harvest Time
It's harvest time for America, we are "reaping what we have sown." We have raised a generation of children mentored by the TV, video games, and computers-whose role models are fantasy characters, while weary mothers and fathers have pursued "success" as defined by our society, only to find its promise of satisfaction to be hollow and empty. We have abandoned discipline, in the name of "building self-esteem." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Credit of Time

March 12, 2018
Credit of Time
If you had a bank that credited your account each morning with $86,000 that carried over no balance from day to day... Allowed you to keep no cash in your account, and every evening cancelled whatever part of the amount you failed to use during the day, what would you do? A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Time

February 28, 2018
Time
Time is the inexplicable raw material of everything. With it, all is possible; without it, nothing. The supply of time is truly a daily miracle. You wake up in the morning, and lo! your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of the unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life! It is the most precious of possessions... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

It Takes Time

February 15, 2018
It Takes Time
Before James Garfield became the President of the United States, he was principal of Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. One day a father of a student asked him if the course of study could be simplified so that his son might be able to go through by a shorter route. "Certainly," Garfield replied. "But it all depends on what you want to make of your boy... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Ten Words

August 25, 2017
Ten Words
Kind words don’t cost much but they sure can be valuable. Ten Words in eight seconds is what changed the life of Port Barre Elementary Janitor Gabe Sonnier, who was told one day, while picking up papers from the floor by the school principal... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D. C. Curry Lumber Company

Bad Company

August 24, 2017
Bad Company
George Washington, in paraphrasing the Bible, once said, “It is far better to be alone, then to be in bad company.” The friends we keep have a profound influence on us, for good or bad. Some of our friends are beneficial to us: they build us up and edify us... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Simple Speech

August 23, 2017
Simple Speech
In 1863, after the Battle of Gettysburg, thousands of Americans gathered to commemorate the nearly 50,000 soldiers who had lost their lives in the bloodiest battle in American history... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D. C. Curry Lumber Company

Responsibility

August 22, 2017
Responsibility
“With great power comes great responsibility” is a well-known phrase. While it is often repeated in popular comics, it has a much deeper meaning. It encompasses a profound concept: as we are given more ability, more is expected of us... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D. C. Curry Lumber Company

Pride the Size of an Elephant

August 21, 2017
Pride the Size of an Elephant
During the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, in the Civil War, General John Sedgwick was inspecting the union artillery. While making his rounds, Sedgwick walked out from behind a short parapet, to inspect the enemy’s troops. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D. C. Curry Lumber Company
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