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The Pianomaker

Steinway & Sons, which was founded in 1853, is the maker of the finest pianos in the world.  They make grand concert pianos and also smaller family living room pianos. Steinway pianos are unique; no two Steinways ever sound exactly…

Perspective

When I was a little boy, my mother used to embroider a great deal. I would sit at her feet and look up from the floor and ask what she was doing. She informed me that she was embroidering. I told her that it looked like a mess from where I…

Apostle of Africa: David Livingstone

Perhaps the best known missionary of the last 500 years--undoubtedly is a man who has been known as the "apostle of Africa," David Livingstone. What was the secret of his strength and perseverance amidst unbearable trials? Let's look at his…

I have decided to follow Jesus…

About 150 years ago, many missionaries came from England and Germany to North-East India to spread the Gospel. At the time, north-east India was not divided into many states as it is today. The region was known as Assam and comprised…

Ham and Eggs!

Once upon a time a Pig and a Chicken went for a walk together down the main street of town. As they were walking they were talking. The chicken noticed a sign in the restaurant that looked like a pretty good deal to him. “Hey pig. Look at…