I grew up in the fifties with practical parents — a Mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it.
It was a sunny Saturday afternoon in Oklahoma City. My friend and proud father Bobby Lewis was taking his two little boys to play miniature golf.
There is a story of identical twins. One was a hope-filled optimist. “Everything is coming up roses!” he would say. The other twin was a sad and hopeless pessimist.
I stopped to watch my little girl busy playing in her room. In one hand was a plastic phone; in the other a toy broom.
When told the reason for daylight saving time the Old Indian said,
"Only the government would believe that you could cut a foot off
How many mothers make sure their children wear the correct sized shoes and modern style?
Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. When I arrived at 2:30 a.m., the building was dark except for a single light in a ground floor window.
1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
2. Memorize your favorite poem.
3. Don't believe all you hear.
4. Don't spend all you have.
The brand new pastor and his wife, newly assigned
to their first ministry, to reopen a church
in suburban Brooklyn , arrived in early October
Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store.