Being A Mother

After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you too, and she would love to spend some time with you.” The other woman that my wife wanted …

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Mean Mom

I had the meanest mother in the whole world. While other kids atecandy for breakfast, I had to have cereal, eggs or toast. When others had cokes and candy for lunch, I had to eat a sandwich. As you can guess, my supper was different than the other kids’ also.But …

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Box Full of Kisses

Some time ago, a man punished his young daughter for wasting a roll of gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became angry when the child tried to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nevertheless, the girl brought the gift to her father on Christmas day …

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Handwriting On the Wall

A weary mother returned from the store,Lugging groceries through the kitchen door.Awaiting her arrival was her 8 year old son,Anxious to relate what his younger brother had done. “While I was out playing and Dad was on a call,T.J. took his crayons and wrote on the wall!It’s on the new …

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My Little Bumblebee

Little girl smelling flowers

This is a poem I wrote a few days ago about a little girl who was stricken with cancer and her mother who is trying to stay brave for her little bumblebee...

-- By Victoria Benway (submitted to April 25, 2003)

~I grab a hold of your hand~
and I just can't let it go
It's not right; it'‚s not time
~"Please God, please no"~

~I remember the day the doctors told me~
Their words came out, but I could not hear
I choked the breath out of my body

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How to Explain God

Hands reaching to the sky for faith and inspiration

One of God’s main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace the ones that die so there will be enough people to take care of things on earth. He doesn’t make grown-ups, just babies. I think because they are smaller and easier to make. That way, He doesn’t have to …

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