|Main : Love : CompassionRed Mahogany Piano, The (by: Joe Edwards)|
Many years ago, when I was a young man in my twenties, I worked as a salesman for a St. Louis piano company. We sold our pianos all over the state by advertising in small town newspapers and then, when we had received sufficient replies, we would load our little trucks, drive intothe area and sell the pianos to those who had replied.
Rich Family in Church, The (by: Eddie Ogan)
I'll never forget Easter 1946. I was 14, my little sister Ocy was 12, and my older sister Darlene 16. We lived at home with our mother, and the four of us knew what it was to do without many things. My dad had died five years before, leaving Mom with seven school kids to raise and no money.
Ripple Effect (by: Larry Harp)
There is no greater bond than that of sharing good news and triumph with others. If you have ever witnessed what is called the "Special finish line.
Roses for a Dime (by: Author Unknown)
Bobby was getting cold sitting out in his back yard in the snow. Bobby didn't wear boots; he didn't like them and anyway he didn't own any. The thin sneakers he wore had a few holes in them and they did a poor job of keeping out the cold.
Sense of a Goose, A (by: Author Unknown)
When you see geese flying along in "V" formation, you might consider what science has discovered as to why they fly that way.
Sermons We See (by: Edgar A. Guest)
I'd rather see a sermon
Than hear one any day;
I'd rather one should walk with me
Than merely tell the way.
Shoes (by: Author Unknown)
As Gandhi stepped aboard a train one day, one of his shoes slipped off and landed on the track. He was unable to retrieve it as the train was moving. To the amazement of his companions, Gandhi calmly took off his other shoe and threw it back along the track to land close to the first.
Shopping for Love (by: Author Unknown)
I am flat broke from overspending at Christmas time. But I need to go shopping again soon because I am completely out of self-respect. I've said things I wish I could take back and I am not feeling too good about myself.
Slow Down (by: Author Unknown)
About ten years ago, a young and very successful executive named Josh was traveling down a Chicago neighborhood street. He was going a bit too fast in his sleek, black, 12 cylinder Jaguar XKE, which was only two months old.
Stealing in the Mosque (by: A.T)
Once upon a time when my father was in his teens, his father took him to the mosque to pray. My grandfather, it seems, had a habit of keeping his loose change in his shirt pocket. As they prayed side by side, during one of the prostrations, the coins fell down onto the carpet.
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