Monday, March 31, 2008

How Kids Define Love?

How do we define Love? Leo Buscaglia compiled the responses of these kids about their own definition of the word "Love". I have found this interesting and I hope you would too.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

What I Like to Become...

I would like to be...

Monday, March 24, 2008

A Story of Two Pebbles

Many years ago in a small Indian village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer's beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Japanese Fishing Story

The Japanese have always loved fresh fish. But the waters close to Japan have not held many fish for decades. So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Mikey's Goal

Last night was the last game for my eight-year-old son's soccer team. It was the final quarter. The score was two to one, my son's team in the lead. Parents encircled the field, offering encouragement.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Almie Rose and Her Bike

It was at least two months before Christmas when nine- year-old Almie Rose told her father and me that she wanted a new bicycle. As Christmas drew nearer, her desire for a bicycle seemed to fade, or so we thought. We purchased the latest rage, Baby-Sitter's Club dolls, and a doll house. Then, much to our surprise, on December 23rd, she said that she "really wanted a bike more than anything else."

Friday, March 7, 2008

Wooden Bowl, The

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. The family ate together at the table. But the elderly grandfather's shaky hands and failing sight made eating difficult. Peas rolled off his spoon onto the floor. When he grasped the glass, milk spilled on the tablecloth.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Black and Gold Boxes

I have in my hands two boxes
Which God gave me to hold
He said, "Put all your sorrows in the black,
And all your joys in the gold."

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Rebellion Against the Stomach

Once a man had a dream in which his hands and feet and mouth and brain all began to rebel against his stomach.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Five Short Chapters on Change

Here is a short reflection about how long we sometimes have to learn in order to do something about a situation that gives us inconvenience or difficulty. Leave your comments about your insights.

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Too Busy Working Than Learning

Once upon a time a very strong woodcutter ask for a job in a timber merchant, and he got it. The pay was really good and so were the work conditions. For that reason, the woodcutter was determined to do his best.

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