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The Donkey and the carrot….

out of more than 800 post the number 1 requested post by far the most popular ever is “the donkey and the carrot…”  so I am repeating it for those that do not know about it or do not sheach … Continue reading

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a Reading of Psalm 23 [a short story]

PSALM 23 READING There once was a Shakespearean actor who was known everywhere for his one-man shows of readings and recitations from the classics. He would always end his performance with a reading of Psalm 23.   Each night, without … Continue reading

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a Marble story [a short story]

RED MARBLES I live in the south and was at the corner grocery store buying some potatoes. I noticed a small boy, ragged but clean, hungrily appraising a basket of freshly picked green peas. I paid for my potatoes but … Continue reading

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parable of the pencil…..

PARABLE OF THE PENCIL The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting him into the box. There are 5 things you need to know, he told the pencil, before I send you out into the world. Always remember … Continue reading

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the Mouse Trap…..

THE MOUSE TRAP A mouse looked through a crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife opening a package. What food might it contain? He was aghast to discover that it was a mouse trap. Retreating to … Continue reading

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this old tent

When I looked upon the days gone past, I’d thought this tent was built to last. For I’d stood it on some rocky ground Where stormy winds couldn’t beat it down. And with my pride and my own hand, I … Continue reading

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who started christmas??

WHO STARTED CHRISTMAS? This morning I heard a story on the radio of a woman who was out Christmas shopping with her two children. After many hours of looking at row after row of toys and everything else imaginable. And … Continue reading

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Pappy…………

PAPPY Pappy was a pleasant-looking old fellow. He had the whitest hair which he kept neatly cut and combed. His eyes were blue, though faded with age, and they seemed to emit a warmth from within. His face was quite … Continue reading

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John 3:16…………

JOHN 3:16 In the city of Chicago, one cold, dark night, a blizzard was setting in. A little boy was selling newspapers on the corner, the people were in and out of the cold. The little boy was so cold … Continue reading

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the guiding light

Guiding Light While out on the SEA OF LIFE, One very dark and stormy day, I started drifting far from shore, I had lost my way. I heard voices calling out to me, Because they knew that I was lost, … Continue reading

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