"This is what the Lord says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, and ask where the good way is, and walk in it. You will find rest for your soul."
Jeremiah 6:16 NIV
By Jerry Stewart - Vision Productions On July, 2, 1881 President James Garfield was shot by an assassin named Charles Guiteau. At first, doctors expected that the president would die, assuming that the bullet hit a major organ in Garfield's body. Amazingly, after several days Garfield was still alive. But doctors had to get that bullet out if he was to recover.
By Jerry Stewart - Vision Productions We've all heard of Samuel Colt - in 1836 he invented the revolver which we know as the “Old West Six Shooter”. After it was invented, at first it didn't catch on, and in 1842, at the age of only 28, Colt was forced to declare bankruptcy. But he would not quit.
By Jerry Stewart - Vision Productions. As we talk about and think through our nation’s history, why are there some people that continue to stand out? Just how does their memory continue to withstand all the time that has passed? Is it their position in life, or their money, or their accomplishments?
How important is attitude? Consider this poem written by an anonymous Civil War soldier:
By Jerry Stewart Vision Productions In the history of our nation, literally hundreds of millions of speeches have been given - and most all have been forgotten. But then there's those 20 words we just can't forget. Why? On January 20, 1961, our newly elected president, John F. Kennedy, gave his inaugural address. And in that address he spoke these 20 words:
By Jerry Stewart - Vision Productions. Our national bird, the bald eagle, is a grand and powerful symbol of our America. But did you know that the bald eagle was almost not our national bird?
By Jerry Stewart Vision Productions THE TRUE STORY IS TOLD OF A YOUNG MAN WHO WALKED FOUR MILES TO RETURN A TOTAL OF SIX CENTS. BUT THE QUESTION IS JUST WHY DID HE DO IT?
By Jerry Stewart - Vision Productions YEARS AGO THERE WAS A VERY FUNNY COMEDIAN. HIS NAME WAS RED SKELTON. HE ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT HOW MUCH HE LOVED OUR COUNTRY. ONE EVENING ON HIS TELEVISION PROGRAM HE GAVE A COMMENTARY ON OUR PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.
By Jerry Stewart I LOVE TO HEAR THE STORIES OF HOW CERTAIN LONG TIME TRADITIONS AND FOODS AND EVEN OUR NATIONAL