Story written by a 6-year-old One day I was mean. Someone screamed at me. “Ah!” I yelled. “This is so relaxing. I love being screamed at.” I am so mean. I am the mean kid. I am being screamed at right now. Kids are not fun at all. Yes, it …Read More »
Story written by a 6-year-old Someone walked by some cute animals. They were so excited! Someone adopted a puppy. It was a golden retriever puppy. Someone else wanted a puppy to love. They got a toy poodle puppy. They were really excited! They loved puppies. They said, “Aww, this is …Read More »
In Your Senior Years, Consider This… ~ Your kids are becoming you… but your grandchildren are perfect! ~ Going out is good. Coming home is better! ~ You forget names. But it’s OK, because other people forgot they even knew you! ~ You realize you’re never going to be really …Read More »
All quotations below are found on Inspire21 ecards by corresponding "Topics."
"The Republican Party is the primary vehicle to ensure that the United States of America adheres to the political and economic principles that have made it the greatest nation in the history of the world." -- Rush H. Limbaugh, IIIRead More »
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.
The Sunday School lesson for the first graders was on the plan of
salvation. The teacher asked, "If I sold my house and my car, had
a big garage sale, and gave all my money to the church, would I
get into heaven?"
"No!" all the children answered.
"If I cleaned the church every day, mowed the yard, and kept
everything neat and tidy, would I get into heaven?"
Again, the answer was, "No!"
This message is from a commencement speech made by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Anna Quindlen, at Villanova University.
By Anna Quindlen
I'm a novelist. My work is human nature. Real life is all I know. Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work.
You will walk out of here this afternoon with only one thing that no one else has. There will be hundreds of people out there with your same degree; there will be thousands of people doing what you want to do for a living. But you will be the only person alive who has sole custody of your life.
… a mother is an unskilled laborer. “Somebody” never gave a squirmy infant a bath. … you know how to be a mother by instinct. Somebody never took a three-year-old shopping. … that “good” mothers never yell at their kids. Somebody’s child never sent a baseball through a neighbor’s picture window. … a …Read More »