An aging man called the Social Security office to inquire about his wife’s benefits after retirement.
“She has worked all her life to make me happy,” explained the man.
“That’s nice,” said the government worker, “but has she ever worked Continue reading Living Worthwhile
The little boy entered the Hallmark card shop. “Can I help you, son?” asked the friendly man behind the counter. The boy was shy and only shrugged his shoulders. “Well,” asked the man, “are you looking for a Continue reading Grace
A kind old farmer loved his farm animals very much. Over the years, the caring man had sacrificed much to protect and provide for each of them.
On the day before his 75th birthday, all the animals met in the barn to discuss the celebrations. Many ideas were shared, then the donkey raised his head and brayed a suggestion that everyone liked. Continue reading If You Were on the Menu
The little boy was sitting quietly on the front porch step looking off into the darkness. A visitor approached the house and asked what he was doing. Oh, I’m just thinking about my kite, said the little fellow. “I’m sorry,” said the man. “Did the wind carry it away?” “Oh, no, came Continue reading I Can Feel the Tug
During the last day of Vacation Bible School, the five-year-old class was interrupted by the arrival of a new student. This little boy had only one arm and all the children stared at him as he took a seat.
The teacher looked nervously around the room and prayed that no one would comment about the little boy’s handicap. She hurriedly Continue reading The Unity
The young man was called off to war. The day he left home for basic training, he kissed her cheek, knelt on one knee, and placed an engagement ring on her finger.
Throughout the long, exhausting weeks of boot camp, what was the Continue reading Faithfulness
As the little seed began to sprout, she found herself surrounded in darkness. Only a very thin slit of light broke through the barrier above her head. Whispers filled the darkness. “She doesn’t belong here!” “Who does she think she is?!” “We are the weeds and this is our soil!” “The flower must not survive!”
Every day the fragile plant endured the harsh comments. She was determined. She was persistent. Even when the weeds stole the Continue reading The Flower
The hunter raised his rifle and carefully took aim at a large grizzly bear.
“Wait!” shouted the bear. “Let’s talk about this. Can’t we compromise?”
“Compromise?” asked the hunter. “Why should we compromise?” Continue reading The Compromise