Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” These words came from George Washington Carver. His life was a living example of these very words. He was born into slavery in 1864 in Missouri. He was kidnapped as an infant and sold to another slave-holder in Kentucky along with one of his sisters. Only he was later found and returned home.

Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

A wife told her husband, “You never say anymore that you love me!” Her husband’s reply was probably consistent with what many wives experience from their husbands, “I told you at the wedding that I loved you. If I ever change my mind, I will let you know! Real love does not act like that!

Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

I googled the question, “What percentage of people work in the same field as their parents?” That search yielded a blog by a man named Miles Corak, a professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His answer to the question above is 40%. Now, I am not sure if that is a Canadian figure or a general figure including the US, but it is a good place to begin.

Weekly bulletin article by Mike Johnson

I wonder, what are the most destructive forces on the earth? The most destructive storms include a super typhoon in the Philippines in 2013. The winds reached 220 mph and caused at least one 10-foot water surge. Category 5 Hurricane Camille slammed into Mississippi in 1969 killing 259. That storm surge reached 24 feet and caused $1.41 billion in damages.