Month: April 2015

Connections are made with the heart, not the tongue

“You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever, connections …

Take every opportunity

  I was sitting on a bench. When I noticed a young mother with two children who were small. The youngest one was whining, “Pick me up,” I heard him beg, but the mother’s face grew angry as the child clung to her leg. “Don’t hang on to me,” she shouted, as she pushed …

The Real Pearl Necklace

Jenny was a bright-eyed, pretty five-year-old girl. One day when she and her mother were checking out at the grocery store, Jenny saw a plastic pearl necklace priced at $2.50. How she wanted that necklace, and when she asked her mother if she would buy it for her, her mother …

The Lost Wallet

  As I walked home one freezing day, I stumbled on a wallet someone had lost in the street. I picked it up and looked inside to find some identification so I could call the owner. But the wallet contained only three dollars and a crumpled letter that looked as …