Inspirational Stories and Thoughts

Be inspired. Wisdom, inspiration, and encouragement come from many places. Someone may share a kind word with you, they may notice your smile and be encouraged by you. Every time we share a glance, a word, a touch, or any other communication, the opportunity is there to make a difference in their life.

All About Grandmas

Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. ~Author Unknown.  What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars' worth of pleasure. ~ Gene Perret.

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Pebble and Sand

A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in front of him. When class began, wordlessly he picked up a large, empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks right to the top.

Being of Friend

One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked like he was carrying all of his books. I thought to myself, "Why would anyone bring home all his books on a Friday?

Personalized Hymns

The Dentist's Hymn:  Crown Him With Many Crowns .  The Weatherman's Hymn:  There Shall Be Showers of Blessing.

Plant a Daily Living Garden

Plant Three Rows of Peas:  Peace of Mind.  Peace of Heart.  Peace of Soul. Plant Four Rows:

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A Reason, a Season, and a Lifetime

When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly. They have come to assist you through a difficulty, or to provide you with guidance and support.

A Sack of Potatoes

One of my teachers had each one of us bring a clear plastic bag and a sack of potatoes.  For every person we'd refuse to forgive in our life, we were told to choose a potato, write on it the name and date, and put it in the plastic bag.

red haired child and red flowers

Mom's Last Laugh

Consumed by my loss, I didn’t notice the hardness of the pew where I sat. I was at the funeral of my dearest friend - my mother. She finally had lost her long battle with cancer. The hurt was so intense, I found it hard to breathe at times.

A You a Godly Employee?

Before you beg for more vacation time, ask yourself a few questions, "Do you honor the Sabbath?" God has already given you 52 days of time off that equates to seven weeks.

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The Beauty of Math

    1 x 8 + 1 = 9
    12 x 8 + 2 = 98
    123 x 8 + 3 = 987
    1234 x 8 + 4 = 9876
    12345 x 8 + 5 = 98765

A Lesson in Life

One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old and the well needed to be covered up anyway. It just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey.

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