I look at spiders and butter-flies . I watch caterpillars and moths . Sometimes I think I’m the only one who notices these things . But if it hadn’t been for a crowded cafeteria , I wouldn’t Have ever noticed Valeri . After all , I wasn’t looking for new […]

May I sit here?


“A friend walk in when the rest of the world walks out.” Sometimes in life, You find a special friend Someone who changes your life just by being part of it. Someone who makes you laugh until you can’t stop;

A forever friend


Passing through the Atlanta airport one morning, I caught one of those trains that take travelers from the main terminal to their boarding gates. Free, sterile and impersonal, the trains run back and forth all day long. Not many people consider them fun, but on this Saturday I heard laughter. […]

A father and a son



A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer’s showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that […]

the key ofa car


“Do you like my dress?”she asked of a passing stranger.”My mommy made it just for me.”She said with a tear in her eye. “Well,I think it’s very pretty,so tell me little one,why are you crying?” With a quiver in her voice the little girl answered.”After Mommy made me this dress,she […]

Not a simple dress


Dear World: My son starts school today. It’s going to be strange and new to him for a while, and I wish you would sort of treat him gently. You see, up to now, he’s been king of the roost. He’s been boss of the backyard. I have always been […]

A special letter



The story goes that some time ago, a man punished his 3-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became infuriated when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift to […]

A box full ofkisses


Twenty years ago, I drove a cab for a living. It was a cowboy’s life, a life for someone who wanted no boss. What I didn’t realize was that it was also a ministry. Because I drove the night shift, my cab became a moving confessional. Passengers climbed in, sat […]

A Moment of Joy


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, one child appeared, and a brick […]

Cherish as Going



One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley. A large crowd gathered, and they all admired his heart for it was perfect. There was not a flaw in it. Suddenly, an old man […]

A Perfect Heart