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A Letter From Dad

father and daughter

This is a letter from a dad to his daughter before her wedding day! Dear Daughter, The priest at the father-daughter retreat we were attending asked each father to look into his daughter’s eyes and explain to her how precious she is to him. He said, “It might be difficult …

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Keepers

I grew up in the 40s/50s with practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen, before they had a Name for it… A father who was happier getting old shoes fixed than buying …

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Children’s Prayers

A mother was teaching her 3-year-old the Lord's prayer. For several evenings at bedtime she repeated it after her mother. One night she said she was ready to solo. The mother listened with pride as she carefully enunciated each word, right up to the end of the prayer. "Lead us not into temptation," she prayed, "but deliver us some e-mail, Amen."

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What does Love mean?

A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds...
"What does love mean?"


The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. Touching words from the mouth of babes.

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The Pickle Jar

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The pickle jar, as far back as I can remember, sat beside the dresser in my parents' bedroom. When he got ready for bed, Dad would empty his pockets and toss his coins into the jar. As they were dropped into the jar, they landed with a merry jingle when the jar was almost empty.

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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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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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