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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.

Put a little Curry under your tree.

November 24, 2017
Put a little Curry under your tree.
Shop Curry Lumber this Christmas

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

SHOP CURRY

November 22, 2017
SHOP  CURRY
Shop Curry Lumber for Christmas.

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

Discipline

November 3, 2017
Discipline
In her book, Discipline, the Glad Surrender, Elisabeth Elliot reveals four meaningful lessons to be learned from the discipline of our possessions: "The first lesson is that all things are given by God...Because God gives us things indirectly by enabling us to make them with our own hands or to earn the money to buy them... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Day of Fasting

November 2, 2017
Day of Fasting
After the Boston Tea Party, the British navy retaliated with a blockage of the port of Boston. This prompted the neighboring colonies to respond with sympathy and action. The House of Burgesses, in Virginia, proposed a resolution which read... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Average

November 1, 2017
Average
After physicist Richard Feynman won a Nobel prize for his work, he visited his old high school. While there, he was surprised to find that his grades were not as good as he had remembered them. And, he got a kick out of the fact that his IQ was 124, not much above average. We assume that the winners of Nobel prizes have exceptionally high IQs... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

What Kingdom

October 31, 2017
What Kingdom
While serving as a missionary in Laos, John Yoder discovered an important illustration of life. Before the colonialists imposed national boundaries, the kings of Laos and Vietnam reached an agreement on taxation in the border areas. Those who ate short-grain rice, built their houses on stilts, and decorated them with Indian-style serpents were considered Laotians... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Victory or Death

October 30, 2017
Victory or Death
The Battle of the Alamo, was crucial to the survival of the fledgling Republic of Texas. Prior to the battle, the Texans had been engaged in a war with the Mexican military under General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. The Texans had long been outnumbered and had little success against General Santa Anna’s troops... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Too Much at Once

October 27, 2017
Too Much at Once
Henry Ford said, "A weakness of all human beings is trying to do too many things at once. That scatters effort and destroys direction. It makes for haste, and haste makes waste. So, we do things all the wrong ways possible before we come to the right one. Then, we think it is the best way because it works, and it was the only way left that we could see... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Golden Rule

October 26, 2017
The Golden Rule
A fascinating study on the principle of the Golden Rule was conducted by Bernard Rimland, director of the Institute for Child Behavior Research. Rimland found that "The happiest people are those who help others." Each person involved in the study was asked to list ten people he knew well, and to label them as happy or not happy. Then, they were to go through the list again and label each one as selfish or unselfish, using the following definition of selfishness...A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Cornerstone

October 25, 2017
The Cornerstone
On September 7, 1774, the first Congress of the United States convened. This session was assembled to address the British attack on Boston. Reverend Jacob Duche (Dutch) was called from the Rector of Christ Church of Philadelphia to open the session in prayer, and ease the nerves of the Congressional leaders... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Seedbed of Virtue

October 24, 2017
Seedbed of Virtue
On July 13, 1787, the Continental Congress passed the “Northwest Ordinance” which allowed the settling of the region north of the Ohio river and east of the Mississippi. Among other things, this ordinance stated, “Religion, morality and knowledge as being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind…” James Wilson, one of six of our founders, to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, said... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Need softener salt?

October 23, 2017
Need softener salt?
Curry has in stock cubes and red softener salts

Responsibilities and Duties

October 23, 2017
Responsibilities and Duties
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas credits his grandfather for teaching him some important foundational lessons about the relationship between personal responsibility and liberty. “…My grandfather believed that people have their responsibilities, and if they are left alone to fulfill those responsibilities, that is freedom... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Proper Foundation

October 20, 2017
Proper Foundation
Jedidiah Morse taught at a small schoolhouse to help pay for his classes at Yale University. In 1784, he published his first book, Geography Made Easy, which was also America's first geography textbook. This book and its many editions earned him the title of, “Father of American Geography.” Though he gained great recognition in schools for his textbooks... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Patriotism

October 19, 2017
Patriotism
Are you patriotic? Most of those listen to this message would probably respond, “yes!” But patriotism has come to mean something different than its original definition. Noah Webster said, in his American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828, Patriotism is: “Love of One’s country; the passion which aims to serve one’s country, either in defending it from invasion, or protecting its rights and maintaining its laws and institutions in vigor and purity.“ A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

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