Stories by George A. Hazlett

How old are you?

Thursday, November 3, 2011

How Old Are You? Did you ever wonder why we always ask the question, “How old are you?” I guess it is because we never grow younger, we always grow older. I remember well the days when I was a young man and my grandfather would remind me that I was not dry behind the […]

Think About It: You can make a difference

Thursday, October 27, 2011

It is always a real source of encouragement to be around a person who makes a positive difference in your life. These kinds of people have a special way of making your day better and brighter.

Think About It: Harvest Time

Thursday, October 20, 2011

It seems harvest time came very quickly this year. It was by all means a very unusual summer. Just about the time you made plans to either plant or harvest, we had to deal with rain.

Think About It: Appreciation

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Are we forgetting to express our appreciation to each other in this new day of self service and automation?

Think About It: A Good Summer

Thursday, September 29, 2011

I cannot believe how quickly the summer of 2011 passed by. It seems like just a few weeks ago that we planted our garden, and now it is all gone and cleaned up for another year.

Prayer needed now

Thursday, September 22, 2011

I arose early this morning, plugged in the coffee pot, turned on the morning news, poured a cup of coffee and then I realized just how fortunate I really am. The newsman was quite discouraging, as he reported the many losses due to the storms and flood damage along the East Coast. He then reported […]

Think About It: Cheer up

Thursday, September 15, 2011

With all that is taking place in our world today sometimes it is not always easy to cheer up. About the time you think things are going well suddenly out of nowhere the bottom falls out.

Think About It: What have you learned?

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Imagine if you had to write down on a piece of paper all the many things in your life that you have learned. Where would you begin? I think it would be impossible to remember everything we have learned to this point in our lives, no matter what our age might be.

Think About It! A New Life

Thursday, September 1, 2011

There is nothing more exciting than to have a new life born into your family. That is just what took place in our lives Aug. 10, 2011, at about 6:15 a.m. My wife and I became great-grandparents for the first time.


Thursday, July 7, 2011

Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness” Psalm 95:8. The prophet Jeremiah brings to our attention that God is like the potter and the people are much like clay. We find this in Jeremiah 18:16. We are clay in the potter’s hands. He can […]


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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.