Of Sharks and People

One man sat at a stop light. The woman in front of him was going through papers on the seat of her car, and when the light changed to green she didn't go. A green light is not a suggestion, you know, it is more of a commandment. But she didn't notice.When the light...

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Who Rekindles Your Light?

An insightful woman, who had lived through numerous dark nights and days, once taught me about getting through difficult times. "I appreciate your outlook on life," I commented to Mrs. Tucker. I was in my twenties and she was fifty years older. In the short time I...

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How Happy Do You Want to Be?

Do you remember the story of the two men who were walking through a pasture and spotted an enraged bull? They instantly darted toward the nearest fence. The storming bull followed in hot pursuit and it was soon apparent they wouldn't make it in time. Terrified, one...

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How Much Do You Yearn?

Christopher Morley has said, “There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.” And yearning can make up for a great lack in the other two.In Daniel Steele’s book, I Am, I Can (Fleming H. Revell Co.), the author tells a heart-warming story...

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How to Improve Your Vision

Did you know that the English word "thanks" comes from the same root word as "think"? And they not only share a similar background, they are related in another way. It seems the more we think, the more we thank. One woman illustrated the how thinking and thanking are...

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A Beautiful Heart

One grandfather quipped about his grandchildren . . . 'My grandkids are four and six. The Pulitzer Prize winner is four and the brain surgeon is six.'Parents and grandparents are understandably proud of the quick minds and impressive talents of their little ones. But...

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Steve Goodier