Words of Wisdom

The glory of friendship

There was once an elderly, despondent woman living in a nursing home. She wouldn’t speak to anyone or request anything. She merely existed – rocking in her creaky old rocking chair, day in and day [continue…]

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Remembering those who serve us

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less than today, a 10-year-old boy entered a coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of [continue…]

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A smile costs nothing

A smile costs nothing, but gives much. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it usually lasts forever. None are so rich that can get along without it, And none are so poor, [continue…]

Autograph Verses

Grow a peach

Oranges grow in Florida – in California too. But it takes the whole Dominion, To grow a peach for you. – Trevor Jones, Dundas, Ont.

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What determines our lives…

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us, but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive [continue…]

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Grandma And The Cake

A teenage boy was telling his grandma how ‘everything’ is going wrong in his life lately – school, family problems, health problems, peer pressure, etc. There was much stress and anxiety in the troubled young [continue…]

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The Donkey In The Well

One day, a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old, that the [continue…]

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Wildflowers

Each spring brings a new blossom of wildflowers near the ditch along the highway a woman travels on to work. One year, a particular blue flower caught her eye. It bloomed only in the morning [continue…]