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The Poem

I knelt to pray but not for long,
I had too much to do.
I had to hurry and get to work
For bills would soon be due.
So I knelt and said a hurried prayer,

A Carrot, An Egg and a Cup of Coffee

A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up.

Red Marbles

I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes.

A Simple Friend

A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest.

From a Chaplain in Iraq

For those who are unaware, at a military theater, the National Anthem is played before every movie.

From a Chaplain in Iraq:

Lucky

Mary and her husband Jim had a dog, Lucky. Lucky was a real character.

A Mother's Grace

A Mother's insight is as treasured
As the beauty of a rose
Though, her love cannot be measured -
Her compassion freely flows
She can mend her children's sorrow

Mothers Are Special

Mothers are special; Mothers are kind
Mothers grant hope when faith is hard to find
Every Mom knows how to honor and praise
With a spark that lingers in the soul, always

From the Inside Out

The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson.

Random Acts of Kindness

As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children an untruth.

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