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The Old Cowboy (4/25/11)

One Sunday morning, an old cowboy entered a church just before services were to
begin. Although the old man and his clothes were spotlessly clean, he wore

Giving Blood...All of It (4/21/11)

Giving Blood many years ago, when I worked as a transfusion volunteer at Stanford Hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liza who was suffering from a disease and needed blood from her five-ye

Don’t spend major time with minor people. (4/20/11)

Minor people are those in your life that continually disappoint you.

Keepers (4/19/11)

Their marriage was good, their dreams focused. Their best friends lived
barely a wave away. I can see them now, Dad in trousers, tee shirt and a

Growing & Learning (4/18/11)

As we grow up,
we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let you down...
probably will.
You will have your heart broken

Walk By Faith (4/14/11)

One day a 6 year old was sitting in a classroom. The teacher was going to explain evolution to the children. The teacher asked a little boy:

A Child's 10 Commandments (4/13/11)

1. My hands are small; please don’t expect perfection whenever I make a bed, draw a picture, or throw a ball. My legs are short; please slow down so that I can keep up with you.

Happiness (4/12/11)

We convince ourselves that life will be
better after we get married, have a baby,
then another. Then we are frustrated
that the kids aren't old enough and we'll

The Hosue of 1000 Mirrors (4/11/11)

Long ago in a small, far away village, there was place known as the House of 1000 Mirrors. A small, happy little dog learned of this place and decided to visit.

A Story To Live By (4/7/11)

My brother-in-law opened the bottom drawer of my bureau and lifted out a tissue-wrapped package. "This," he said, "is not a slip.

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