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The Cab Ride (10/19/09)

Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. When I arrived at 2:30 a.m., the building was dark except for a single light in a ground floor window.

Instructions for Life (10/14/09)

1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

2. Memorize your favorite poem.
3. Don't believe all you hear.
4. Don't spend all you have.

The Tablecloth (10/13/09)

The brand new pastor and his wife, newly assigned
to their first ministry, to reopen a church
in suburban Brooklyn , arrived in early October

A Grocery List (10/12/09)

Louise Redden, a poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store.

Things You Should Know (10/09/09)

Any and all compliments can be handled by simply saying "Thank you" though it helps if you say it with a Southern accent.

Interview with God (10/08/09)

I dreamed I had an interview with God...

"Come in," God said. "So, you would like to interview Me?"

Mean Moms (10/07/09)

Someday when my children are old enough to understand the logic that motivates a parent, I will tell them: 

Graduation Day (10/06/09)

A young man was getting ready to graduate from college.

Dear God...(10/05/09)

Our dog, Abbey, died August 23, and the day after Abbey died, my 4 year old,
Meredith, was SO upset. She wanted to write a letter to God so that He would

One Person (10/2/09)

Dr. Frank Mayfield was touring Tewksbury Institute when, on his way out, he accidentally collided with an elderly floor maid. To cover the awkward moment Dr.

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