A third grade classroom……. There is a nine-year-old kid sitting at his desk and all of a sudden, there is a puddle between his feet and the front of his pants are wet. He thinks his heart is going to stop because he cannot possibly imagine how this has happened. It’s never happened before, and […]
Daddy, how was I born? . . . A little boy goes to his father and asks ‘Daddy, how was I born?’ The father answers, ‘ Well, son, I guess one day you will need to find out anyway! Your Mom and I first got together in a chat room on Yahoo. Then I set […]
Sometimes we forget the really important things in life. Last week, I took my grand-children to a restaurant. My six-year-old grand-son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, “God is good, God is great. Thank you for the food, and I would even thank you more if Nana gets […]
Maybe it’s the smell that knocked the boy out in the first place.
In Calgary, Alberta a 26-year-old mother stared down at her 6 year old son, who was dying of terminal leukemia. Although her heart was filled with sadness, she also had a strong feeling of determination. Like any parent, she wanted her son to grow up & fulfill all his dreams. Now that was no longer […]
LOOK OUT FOR THE LAST STORY…. IT WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF ********************************************* Teacher Debbie Moon’s first graders were discussing a picture of a family. One little boy in the picture had a different hair color than the other members. One of her students suggested that he was adopted. A little girl said: ‘I know […]
Your attitude towards life defines not only who you are, but the quality of life you are after. Whatever it is that has been bugging you, doesn’t seem so bad anymore, does it? If only we all could have the spirit that this little boy has!
A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: “I am blind, please help.” There were only a few coins in the hat. A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the […]
While I sat in the reception area of my doctor’s office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. A s she went to the receptionist’s desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. Just as I was thinking I should make small talk with him, a little boy slipped off […]
When I was a wee ”tyke,” 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. On that evening so long ago, my mom placed a plate of eggs, sausage and extremely burned […]