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Duty Honor Country

March 13, 2018
Duty Honor Country
In his farewell speech to the Corps of Cadets at West Point in May of 1962, General Douglas MacArthur gave a moving tribute to the ideals that inspire the great American Soldier. He said, "Duty - Honor- Country…The code which those words perpetuate embraces the highest moral laws and will stand the test of any ethics or philosophies ever promulgated for the uplift of mankind… 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.

HIRING

March 10, 2018
HIRING
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Faith of Our Founders Day 5

March 9, 2018
Faith of Our Founders Day 5
John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court said, "Providence has given our people the choice of their rulers, as it is the duty, as well as privilege and interest of our Christian nation, to select and prefer Christians for their ruler." After serving in the Supreme Court, Jay became the governor of New York. A long opponent of slavery, he helped enact a law that provided for the gradual emancipation of slaves, and the institution of slavery was abolished in New York... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Faith of Our Founders Day 4

March 8, 2018
Faith of Our Founders Day 4
Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was also a delegate to the Continental Congress and Confederation Congress and later as first United States Senator for Maryland, said, "Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure… A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Faith of Our Founders Day 3

March 7, 2018
Faith of Our Founders Day 3
When the Revolutionary War broke out, Henry Knox quickly rose to become the chief artillery officer of the Continental Army. In this role he accompanied General Washington on most of his campaigns, and had some involvement in many major actions of the war. Knox said, "…to the Supreme Head of the universe - to the great and tremendous Jehovah - who created the universal frame of nature, worlds, and systems in number infinite… A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Faith of Our Founders Day 2

March 6, 2018
Faith of Our Founders Day 2
Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence, said, "My only hope of salvation is in the infinite, transcendent love of God manifested to the world by the death of His Son upon the cross. Nothing but his blood will wash away my sins. I rely exclusively upon it. Come, Lord Jesus! Come quickly! A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Faith of our Founders Day 1

March 5, 2018
Faith of our Founders Day 1
John Adams, the second president of the United States said, "The general principles upon which the Fathers achieved inpendence were the general principles of Christianity…. I will avow that I believed and now believe that those general principles are as eternal and immutable as the existence and attributes of God. Samuel Adams, signer of the declaration of independence, said, "He who made all men hath made the truths necessary to human happiness obvious to all… A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Choices

March 2, 2018
Choices
Although not widely recognized, the choices made by our national leaders can and do determine whether we will suffer or be blessed as a nation. America's founding fathers took this truth very seriously. John Adams, second president of the United States, wrote that America's tradition of liberty "is productive of everything which is great and excellent among men... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The American Dream

March 1, 2018
The American Dream
US News & World Report recently conducted a survey in which they asked people the question: "How much more money would you need to fulfill the American Dream?" Most people indicated that they would need about twice what they already had. We are so easily discontented... 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.

The Very Best

February 27, 2018
The Very Best
In the spring of 1883 two young men graduated from medical school. The two differed from one another in both appearance and ambition. Ben was short and stocky. Will was tall and thin. Ben dreamed of practicing medicine on the East Coast. Will wanted to work in a rural community. Ben begged his friend to go to New York, where they could both make a fortune... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

The Red Baron

February 26, 2018
The Red Baron
On April 21, 1918, Manfred von Richthofen, known as "The Red Baron", led his flight of German triplanes to search for British observation aircraft when they discovered some planes and an engagement ensued. One of the British planes was piloted by a rookie pilot who retreated. Richthofen spotted the retreating plane and chose it for kill number 81... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Facelift

February 23, 2018
The Facelift
If anything looks like it could withstand the elements and time, it's Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. But up close, maintenance crews have found something disturbing -- cracks running through the granite faces of Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Lincoln. The monument isn't in immediate danger, but experts say that without a facelift the world's largest sculpture could begin crumbling... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Great Strength

February 22, 2018
Great Strength
Northern California is known for the giant sequoias. These trees can reach a height of almost 300 feet and a diameter of over 30 feet. Although these massive trees are known for their size, most people do not know that they have a shallow root system, reaching just below the surface of the ground. Most trees need deep roots to grow strong and tall but the sequoias are quite different... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Downfall of China

February 21, 2018
The Downfall of China
In 1793, China was the home of sophisticated culture. They had perfected the production of porcelain, silk, and tea. Great Britain and Europe desired to trade with China, but she would not open her ports, even refusing diplomats into the country. Because Chinese goods were so sought after in Europe, an imbalance of trade developed; the solution was opium... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

The Bear

February 20, 2018
The Bear
Paul William Bryant, better known as "Bear Bryant", was the longtime football coach of the University of Alabama. During his tenure as football coach in Tuscaloosa, he led his teams to 6 national championships, and 13 conference championships. When Bryant retired from coaching in 1982, he was the winningest coach in college football history with 323 victories... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Sail On O Ship of State!

February 19, 2018
Sail On O Ship of State!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was by far the most widely known and best-loved American Poet of his time. He achieved a level of national and international prominence unequalled in the literary history of the United States. What many don't know about him was that he was a fervent abolitionist... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Much Lightened

February 16, 2018
Much Lightened
Lloyd C. Douglas tells the story in The Living Faith of Thomas Hearne, who, "in his journey to the mouth of the Coppermine River, wrote that a few days after they had started on their expedition, a party of Indians stole most of their supplies. His comment on the apparent misfortune was: 'The weight of our baggage being so much lightened... 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

In the Day of Adversity

February 14, 2018
In the Day of Adversity
After coming to America from England in 1771, Francis Asbury averaged 6,000 miles on horseback every year. A circuit riding Methodist, eventually he logged more than 300,00 miles and preached 16,000 sermons. Asbury was instrumental in keeping the emancipation issue alive and ordained the first black ministers in the US... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

Great Men

February 13, 2018
Great Men
In the Last Days Newsletter, Leonard Ravenhill tells about a group of tourists visiting a picturesque European village. Having seen the castles and cathedrals of Europe, they weren't very impressed with a small, seemingly insignificant, village. In a rather patronizing way, one of the tourists asked an old man seated by a fence... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Good Decisions

February 12, 2018
Good Decisions
The story is told of a new bank president who met with his predecessor and said, "I would like to know what have been the keys to your success." The older gentleman looked at him and replied, "Young man, I can sum it up in two words: Good decisions." To that, the young man responded... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Distinguished Service

February 9, 2018
Distinguished Service
John Morrison Birch was a Baptist minister, missionary, and United States Army Air Forces captain who became an intelligence officer in China during World War II. Arriving in China in 1940 to do mission work, Birch volunteered to serve as a US Army officer, after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. In April 1942, Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle and his crew bailed out in China and were rescued by Chinese civilians and smuggled beyond Japanese lines... A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Defend and Preserve

February 8, 2018
Defend and Preserve
Douglas MacArthur, supreme commander of the Allied Forces in the Pacific during WW II said in December 1951, "In this day of gathering storms, as moral deterioration of political power spreads its growing infection, it is essential that every spiritual force be mobilized to defend and preserve the religious base upon which this nation was founded; for it has been that base which has been the motivating impulse to our moral and national growth." A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Cradles of Eminence

February 7, 2018
Cradles of Eminence
In 1962, Victor and Mildred Goertzel published a revealing study of 413 "famous and exceptionally gifted people" called Cradles of Eminence. They spent years attempting to understand what produced such greatness, what common thread might run through these outstanding people's lives. They studied how each had been affected by a variety of situations and the choices they made. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Choose One Chair

February 6, 2018
Choose One Chair
Famous tenor, Luciano Pavarotti, related a story about his childhood. "When I was a boy, my father, a baker, introduced me to the wonders of song. He urged me to work very hard to develop my voice. Arrigo Pola, a professional tenor in my hometown of Modena, Italy, took me as a pupil. I also enrolled in a teacher's college. Upon graduation, I asked my father, "Shall I be a teacher or a singer?" A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C Curry Lumber Company.

Affliction

February 5, 2018
Affliction
Billie Wilcox wrote in Guideposts Magazine about a lesson she learned by going through disaster: "While my husband Frank and I were living in Pakistan many years ago, our six-month-old baby died. An old Punjabi who heard of our grief came to comfort us." "A tragedy like this is like being plunged into boiling water," he explained. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company.

Challenger

February 2, 2018
Challenger
On the fateful winter morning of January 28, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stood poised for launch. Overnight, the temperature had plummeted into the twenties. At liftoff it was a crisp 36 degrees. Four-foot icicles still clung ominously to the launch tower. Allan McDonald, an engineer employed by the manufacturer of the solid rocket boosters that straddled the shuttle…shuddered. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company

A Good Name

February 1, 2018
A Good Name
After the Civil War, General Lee came to General Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia. Grant was an unusually kind man and demonstrated gracious respect to the chief general of the confederates. He allowed General Lee to ride freely in and out of the area and allowed the Confederate soldiers to keep their possessions and horses. A Moment in Time brought to you by the D.C. Curry Lumber Company
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