Illustrations about food
Austin enjoyed the time he spent with his grandfather, a tough old cowboy everyone knew as “Curly.” The hardened rancher showed his grandson how to ride, shoot, and mend fences. Along the way, Curly even shared little pieces of advice with Austin.
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When perfectly sane humans with functioning taste buds swear off meat, they’re labeled vegetarians. The remainder of their sad, miserable lives is filled with the memories of how wonderful a medium-well ribeye tasted. Fortunately, a few vegetarians have discovered a way of coping with temptation.
They just eat meat.
In 1940, Langdon Gilkey, equipped only with a degree in philosophy from Harvard, went to China to teach English at Yenching University. Three short years later, he was taken prisoner when the Japanese Army came crashing into the city.
His confinement taught him a powerful lesson: fellow prisoners could be less merciful than the enemy.
For many Americans, Thanksgiving serves as an annual excuse to overdo it at the dinner table. There’s turkey, ham, stuffing, pie and many other favorites for you to enjoy…or abuse. And if you’re like most, you probably over did it at the dinner table.
If you’re not sure, use this simple checklist to find out if you went overboard.
Lots of people – including Christians – have lots of reasons for not going to church. In reality, they’re nothing more than lame, hollow excuses. For proof, just take a look at how ridiculous it is when the same exact excuses are applied to another important area of life.
I love grilling. I love smoking BBQ. In fact, I love doing anything that involves searing meat on an open flame! That smell and the crackling sound – mixed with the taste of an ice-cold refreshing IBC Root Beer – compels me to break out my manly utensils of culinary creation on a weekly basis.
But while grilling the other day, I had a revelation about our fellowship as Christians.
A bald, wrinkly, little man was rocking in a chair on his front porch, smiling happily, when a passerby, charmed by his smile, walked up to him.
The passerby said to the content gentleman, “Sir, I couldn’t help noticing how happy you look. What’s your secret for a long and happy life?”