Yearly Archives: 2014

What Kids Are Thankful For at Thanksgiving Time

What Are You Thankful For?

  If you had to guess what these young school children would be thankful for what would you guess? I was actually a bit surprised at the themes of their answers. Watch, listen and see if you are surprised or whether you can see inside the minds of these kids.     Well, there you […]

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On the Road: A Tough Teacher’s Alter Ego

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  Jim O’Connor is a former Vietnam era veteran, a bachelor, a high school math teacher, an award winning blood donor and a 20 year baby hugger and cuddler. Don’t tell his students about his soft side, though. It might change his classroom image which is well known over the years as strict, no nonsense […]

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These Things I Wish For You

Grandparents Make the World a Better Place

  This essay is attributed to Paul Harvey, as it has circled the Internet for some time now. But Paul Harvey did not write it. The true author, Lee Pitts, published the nostalgic essay in 2000 in the book “Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul.” Paul Harvey does use material written by Lee Pitts from […]

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True, You Can’t Make Your Kids Love God, but You Can Do This—And It Could Change Everything in Your Family–Forever

The Chan Family has been in existence for about a year and it is drawing a lot of attention. Here is an excerpt from their “About Us”.   What would happen if millions of people worked together to express their faith online, every day, by sharing the most cause-driven, faith-based and inspirational stories with their […]

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A Soldier’s Prayer


 I looked and looked for something appropriate for Veteran’s Day and when my eyes fell upon this poem titled A Soldier’s Prayer, I stopped looking. Most emergency personnel like military, police, firemen, doctors, etc. are really people we hope not to see or need. A consequence of this, I believe, is that we don’t honor […]

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