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We Are The Decent People (2/8/10)

We are the decent people of the world. We are in the majority, for men and women are essentially decent. We live in all nations, we live under all the flags that fly.

The Wooden Bowl (2/3/10)

A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and four-year grandson. The old man's hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered.

Paid In Full (2/1/10)

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay
his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he

I Resign! (1/29/10)

I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult. I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year-old again.


Building Your House (1/28/10)

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer
contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a

Are You In The Picture? (1/26/10)

While thumbing through the pictures, I remembered a story Pastor Dan Rhodes told me last year.Dan is the pastor of two rural churches in Colorado and stays busy.Like most pastors, he has plenty to

The Pig and the Cow (1/26/10)

"Why is it," said the rich man to his minister, "that people call me stingy when everyone knows that when I die I'm leaving everything to the church?"

Death Of An Old Friend (1/08/10)

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Mr. Common Sense.

Burnt Biscuits (1/7/10)

When I was a kid, my mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in particular when she had made breakfast after a long, hard day at work.

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