The Golden Gift

Some time ago, a friend of mine punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight, and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the tree. Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift to her...

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The Greatest Pain in Life

The greatest pain in lifeis not to die,but to be ignored. To lose the person you love so muchto another who doesn't care at all.To have someone you care so about so muchthrow a party...and not tell you about it. When your favorite person on earthneglects to invite you...

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He Kissed a Leper

I read that Francis of Assisi was terrified of leprosy. One day while traveling on a narrow path, he came face to face with a leper. For fear of contamination by the loathsome disease, he instinctively put as much distance as possible between himself and this stranger...

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The Hugging Judge

Lee Shapiro is a retired judge. He is also one of the most genuinely loving people we know. At one point in his career, Lee realized that love is the greatest power there is. As a result, Lee became a hugger. He began offering everybody a hug. His colleagues dubbed...

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Heaven and Hell

A man spoke with the Lord about heaven and hell. The Lord said to the man "come, I will show you hell". They entered a room where a group of famished people sat around a huge pot of cooking stew. Everyone in the room was starving and desperate. Each person held a...

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God’s Wife

A little boy about 10 years old was standing before a shoe store on Broadway, barefooted, peering through the window, and shivering with cold. A lady approached the boy and said, "My little fellow, why are you looking so earnestly in that window?""I was asking God to...

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Judgment Day

You stand before God with sweaty palms and a racing heart. He's asking you only one question : Do you know and have you accepted my son?You replied confidently: Yes.Finally, He has granted you entry into heaven.As you are about to enter the golden gates, your friend...

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