Doll: Touching Story

I was walking around in a store. I saw a cashier hand this little boy his money back saying, “I’m sorry, but you don’t have enough money to buy this doll.” Then the little boy turned to the old woman next to him: “Granny, are you sure I don’t have enough money?” The old lady […]

An Email From Heaven

One day, God was looking down at Earth and saw all of the rascally behavior that was going on. He decided to send an angel down to Earth to check it out. So, he called one of His angels and sent the angel to Earth for a time. When he returned, he told God, “Yes, […]

57 Cents

A little over twenty years ago, Little Hattie May Wiatt lived in a house near the church in which we then worshipped. It was a small church and was crowded; tickets of admission were obtained sometimes weeks in advance for every service. One day when I came down to the church, I found a number […]

Words For Teenagers

A thought for MLK Day

The Elephant Indoctrination

Inspirational. This probably doesn’t end how you think it will…

The Brick

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something. As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag’s side […]

Drunk Driving: Touching Poem

I went to a party And remembered what you said. You told me not to drink, Mom, So I had a sprite instead. I felt proud of myself, The way you said I would, That I didn’t drink and drive, Though some friends said I should. I made a healthy choice, And your advice to […]

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Today is the tomorrow I worried about yesterday And today was such a lovely day, that I wondered why I worried about today yesterday So today I am not going to worry about tomorrow There may not be a tomorrow anyway So today I am going to live as if there is no tomorrow And […]

Only One Childhood

I stopped to watch my little girl busy playing in her room. In one hand was a plastic phone; in the other a toy broom. I listened as she was speaking to her make believe little friend And I’ll never forget the words she said, even though it was pretend. She said, “Suzie’s in the […]