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Cleaning the Windshield

A man and wife were on a long trip. They stopped at a full-service gas station. After the attendant washed the windshield, the man leaned out of the window and said, “It’s still dirty. Wash it again.”

The attendant complied. When he finished, the man leaned out the window again, and said, “It’s still dirty. Don’t you know how to wash a windshield?”

At that, the man’s wife reached over, removed her husband’s glasses, cleaned them with a tissue, and slipped them back on him—and behold: the windshield was clean!

Sometimes it’s not our circumstances that need changing, but how we’re viewing them. A proper attitude can make all the difference.

Hearing the Music

In Francis Frangipane’s book The Three Battlegrounds, he tells a story about a man he knew who owned a record company. Besides running the company, the man "also spent many hours in production listening to... [Read More]

Reference: Francis Frangipane, The Three Battlegrounds (Advancing Church Publications, 1989), p. 37