|Main : Love : CompassionNot My Boss (by: Melissa Knapp)|
I've heard the phrase "All boss's are jerks" several times through out my life. Granted I've agreed with that statement once or twice during my working years. But over all that is not how I feel about my present boss.
On Compassion (by: Burn G)
Three old men, one of whom had a bad reputation, came one day to Abba Achilles. The first old man asked him, "Father, make me a fishing net." "I will not make you one," Abba replied.
On Judging Others (by: Burn G)
A brother committed a fault. A council was called to which Abba Moses was invited, but he refused to attend. Then the superior sent someone to say to him, "Come, for everyone is waiting for you."
Others at Their Best (by: Steve Goodier)
There was a family whose dog that gave birth to twelve puppies. They ran an ad in the newspaper when the puppies were old enough to be given away. The ad said, "Free to a good home. Adorable puppies."
Pebble, A (by: James W. Foley)
Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone;
But there's half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea.
And there is no way of telling where the end is going to be.
Pickup in the Rain (by: Author Unknown)
One night, at 11:30 PM, an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car.
Pillow And a Blanket, A (by: Author Unknown)
A long time ago, a young, wealthy girl was getting ready for bed. She was saying her prayerswhen she heard a muffled crying coming through her window. A little frightned, she went over to the window and leaned out. Another girl, who seemed to be about her age and homeless was standing in the alley by the rich girls house.
Plants And People (by: Author Unknown)
Plants grow best when we pay attention to them. That means watering, touching them, putting them in places where they will receive good light. They need people around them to notice if they are drooping at the edges or looking particularly happy in the sunlight.
Power of Popcorn, The (by: Nancy Eckerson)
I crept up to the door and knocked. I was scared -- just a little -- but far too excited to pay the fear much attention. A gruff voice bellowed (just another part of the routine), "Who is it?"
Rainy Night in New Orleans, A (by: AJ Anesko)
It was a rainy night in New Orleans;
At a bus station in the town,
I watched a young girl weeping
As her baggage was taken down.
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