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A Story To Live By (8/23/11)

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

Shoes in Church (8/22/11)

I showered and shaved.............. I adjusted my tie.

I got there and sat............... In a pew just in time.

Bowing my head in prayer......... As I closed my eyes..

1st Day of School (8/19/11)

A wise school teacher sends this note to all parents on the first day of school: "If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at school, I'll promise not to believe everyt

Don't Judge A Book by it's Cover (8/18/11)

A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston and walked timidly without an appointment into the Harvard University Preside

Blind Girl (8/17/11)

There was a blind girl who hated herself just because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her.

Buzzard - Bat & Bumblebee (8/16/11)

If you put a buzzard in a pen six or eight feet square and entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of his ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner.

I'm 70 and I'm Tired (8/15/11)

I’ve worked, hard, since I was 17. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 50-hour weeks, and seldom called in sick in seven or eight years.

Let It Go (8/12/11)

If you are holding on to something that doesn't belong to you and was
never intended for your life, then you need to...LET IT GO!!!

Heart Prints (8/11/11)

Whatever our hands touch...
We leave fingerprints!
On walls, on furniture
On doorknobs, dishes, books.

There's no escape.

Friends (8/10/11)

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. ~Douglas Pagels

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