Wonderful Determination by an old man…

In 1987, a 74-year old rickshaw puller by the name of Bai Fangli came back to his hometown planning to retire from his backbreaking job. There, he saw children working in the fields, because they were too poor to afford school fees. Bai returned to Tianjin and went back to work as a rickshaw puller,…

A Must Read…

“Good morning,” said a woman as she walked up to the man sitting on the ground. The man slowly looked up. This was a woman clearly accustomed to the finer things of life. Her coat was new. She looked like she had never missed a meal in her life. His first thought was that she…

heart touching story

A doctor entered the hospital in a hurry after being called in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call asap, changed his clothes and went directly to the surgery block. He found the boy’s father pacing in the hall waiting for the doctor. On seeing him, the dad yelled: “Why did you take all this…

20 Things a Father Should Tell His Daughter!

1) Pay attention to the way a man loves his mother. That is the way he will love you. 2) You can do anything a man can do, including organic chemistry, unclogging toilets and assembling IKEA furniture. 3) Older women wear makeup so THEY can look like YOU. Less is more. A lot less is…

A Nativity Scene and shepherd

A Nativity Scene was erected in a church yard. During the night the folks came across this scene. An abandoned dog was looking for a comfortable, protected place to sleep. He chose baby Jesus as his comfort.  No one had the heart to send him away so he was there all night. We should all have the good sense…

touching story…

THIS IS A VERY TOUCHING STORY, VERY HARD TO READ, ABOUT TWO BROTHERS WHO WERE SEPARATED AT BIRTH.  IT’S A STORY OF LIFE & DEATH, AND THE CRUEL TWIST OF FATE. IT’S CERTAIN TO STIR YOUR HEART AND TOUCH YOUR SOUL. THIS EMAIL IS ONE I COULD NOT ERASE BEFORE SHARING. HAPPY EASTER!

The picture is priceless, and the verse is wonderful…

WHEN YOU THOUGHT I WASN’T LOOKING A message every adult should read because children are watching you and doing as you do, not as you say. When you thought I wasn’t looking … I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator, and I immediately wanted to paint another one. When you thought I…

Image by Ira Ratry

The psychedelic web of life connects us all. [featured image: Full Moon in Dhanishtha by Ira Ratry!]

LOVELY!!!

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. van Gogh

Remember this lady – Irena Sendler!

Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly. Helen Look at this lady – Let us never forget!  The world hasn’t just become wicked…it’s always been wicked. The ‘Nobel’ prize doesn’t always go to the most deserving. During WWII, Irena Sendler got permission to work…

Letter From A Mother to A Daughter!

THIS IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE SENIOR MOTHERS OUT THERE – INCLUDING MY OWN MOTHER… [THIS COULD ALSO PERTAIN TO SENIOR FATHERS]. “My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I…

Martha Raye – Who Knew?

It was well recognized that Martha Raye endured less comfort and more danger than any other Vietnam entertainer. Don’t let the sun go down without reading this about Martha Raye. The most unforgivable oversight of TV is that her shows were not taped. I was unaware of her credentials or where she is buried. Somehow…

A Beautiful Parable.

A woman came out of her house and saw 3 old men with long white beards sitting in her front yard. She did not recognize them. She said “I don’t think I know you, but you must be hungry. Please come in and have something to eat.” “Is the man of the house home?” they…

Thankful for all I have!

I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I’ve been hurt, I’ve been broken but I’m alive. I’m human but I’m not perfect. I’m thankful for all I have.

NEW American Christmas Tradition

NEW TRADITION, Just like an old fashioned CHRISTMAS (when money was scarce, like NOW)!! We can give and help out our economy. I LOVE IT!!! Christmas 2011 — Birth of a New Tradition As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced…