There was once a stone cutter who was dissatisfied with himself and with his position in life. One day he passed a wealthy merchant’s house. Through the open gateway, he saw many fine possessions and important visitors. “How powerful that merchant must be!” thought the stone cutter. He became very envious and wished that he could be like the merchant. To his great surprise, he suddenly became the merchant, enjoying more luxuries and power than he had ever imagined, but envied and detested by those less wealthy than himself. Soon a high official passed by, carried in a sedan chair,... Read more »
I have searched my heart... for the words to say just how much you mean to me. You are all of God’s blessings rolled into one. My dreams, my desires, my evening, my sun. My evening walking moment, my hopes and my fears, my disillusion, my contentment, my joy and my tears. But most important of all, I thank God when I pray because you make every moment of... My Day. Thank You Dear!
After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you.” The other woman that my wife wanted me to visit was my MOTHER, who has been a widow for 19 years, but the demands of my work and my three children had made it possible to visit her only occasionally. That night I called to invite her to go out for dinner and a movie. “What’s wrong, are you... Read more »
1. LOVE : The Special Feeling That Makes You Feel, All Warm And Wonderful. 2. RESPECT : Treating Others As Well As You Would Like To Be Treated. 3. APPRECIATION : To Be Grateful For All The Good Things Life Has To Offer. 4. HAPPINESS : The Full Enjoyment of Each Moment, A Smiling Face. 5. FORGIVENESS : The Ability To Let Things Be Without Anger. 6. SHARING : The Joy Of Giving Without Thought Of Receiving. 7. HONESTY : The Quality Of Always Telling The Truth. 8. INTEGRITY : The Purity Of Doing What’s Right, No Matter What. 9.... Read more »