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Writevotional: Conquering Chicago

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Former heavy-weight boxer James (Quick) Tillis is a cowboy from Oklahoma who fought out of Chicago in the early 1980s. He still remembers his first day in the Windy City after his arrival from Tulsa. “I got off the bus with two cardboard suitcases under by arms in downtown Chicago and stopped in front of the Sears Tower. I put my suitcases down, and I looked up at the Tower and I said to myself, ‘I’m going to conquer Chicago.’ “When I looked down, the suitcases were gone.”

Today in the Word, September 10, 1992.

Writer’s Lesson: Always keep humble before God because He gives you the talent to write and to use your ability to glory Him.

A man never lowers himself more than when he tries to lift himself up. – Charles Spurgeon