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Everybody Won!

Last night was the last game for my eight-year-old son’s soccer team. It was the final quarter. The score was two to one, my son’s team in the lead.

And What Will My Reward Be?

One day a fisherman was lying on a beautiful beach, with his fishing pole propped up in the sand and his solitary line cast out into the sparkling blue surf.

Best Time of My Life

It was June 15, and in two days I would be turning thirty. I was insecure about entering a new decade of my life and feared that my best years were now behind me.

Need Washing?

 A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Target. She must have been 6 years
old, this beautiful red haired, freckle faced image of innocence. It was pouring

Are You In The Picture?

We’ve had a bad habit for several years: we load the film in the camera, take the pictures, and then put the roll of film in a dresser drawer. Recently, Susan’s been taking a few rolls a week to get them developed. We never know what we’re going to see when we open the package. It’s the closest we get to playing the lottery.

The Treasure of Love

I’m learning each and every day, from a young man who can hardly speak. He teaches me something new each day, as I watch him mop and sweep.
 

The Pig and The Cow

“Why is it,” said the rich man to his minister,
 

50 things you need to know!

1. It’s better to sing off key than not to sing at all.

2. Promptness shows respect.

To Have Succeeded

To laugh often and love much:
To win respect of intelligent people
And the affection of children;
To earn the approbation of honest critics

The Old Man

An man of 92 years, short, very well-presented, who takes great care in his appearance, is moving into an old people's home today.

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