Stories by George A. Hazlett

The Holy Bible

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Nothing is more pleasing to me as a pastor on a Sunday morning than to see people carrying to church their Bible. It is an indication to me that they have come to church prepared to learn the Word of God. When I attend a conference or a special meeting I always enjoy having an […]

A good example

Thursday, February 16, 2012

I would like you to think about a special person in your life who has been a very good example to you. Take a moment and think today how they have been a good example to you. Perhaps that person no longer lives on this earth because they have gone to be with the Lord. […]


Thursday, February 2, 2012

I often wonder to myself if dedication is becoming an old-fashioned word which we just wink at, go on our way and do as we please?


Thursday, January 26, 2012

As a retired minister I have officiated at many funeral services and tried my very best to bring comfort to those who mourn. During the death of my sister, I was reminded, as I have reminded others, of the great comfort of God to each of us.

If Houses Could Talk

Thursday, January 19, 2012

One of my grandfather’s favorite songs many years ago was the song, This Old House by Stuart Hamblin. He especially liked the words and he said they reminded him of his own life.

Gift Exchange

Thursday, January 5, 2012

This is the season of exchanging of gifts. Every Christmas many friends, relatives and neighbors exchange Christmas gifts in celebration of Christmas. About October of every year we begin to talk about our gift exchange.

Welcome 2012

Thursday, December 29, 2011

If you are anything like me I cannot believe how quickly the year 2011 passed by. It seems like the older I get the faster the year’s pass by.

Think About It: The bright side

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Have we forgotten that there is a bright side to life? I don’t need to remind you winter is on its way. How many times have you heard people moan and groan when you mention old man winter? I must confess that I am guilty.

Think About It: Forget Not

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

When I was a child, there were times when I was guilty of complaining about something. My Mother would say to me, “George, be thankful for what you have.” I was always thankful for what I had, however, sometimes I would forget to count my blessings. How easy it is to forget that “Every good […]

Think About It: The Holy Word of God

Thursday, November 17, 2011

It was about a year ago that God laid it upon my heart to give each member of my family one of my Bibles that I used over the years of my ministry. Some of the Bibles were pretty well worn, however, the Holy Word of God in them never changed.


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About George A.

George A. Hazlett is a retired minister in the Church of the Nazarene. He has written the weekly column, Think About it!, published weekly in Farm and Dairy for almost 28 years. He and his wife, Myrna, live in Hartville, Ohio.