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Author Archive: David Fortune

Poverty

They spent the night sharing one thin wool blanket that wasn’t quite long enough. I wept. … We can’t call ourselves followers of Jesus and close our eyes to the poor.

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When Dreams Don’t Happen

One morning over breakfast, a wife said to her husband, “I had a dream last night that you gave me a pearl necklace. What do you suppose that means?” “Well,” he said, “you’ll have to wait until tonight to find out.” That evening, he came home with a gift for his wife.

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No Looking Back

On May 6, 1954, Roger Bannister became the first man in history to run a mile in less than 4 minutes. Shortly after, John Landy eclipsed the record by 1.4 seconds. In August of that year, the two men met together for a historic race.

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