A glass of milk

A glass of milk

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at …
A fascinating story of Standford University

A fascinating story of Standford University

A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston, and walked timidly without an appointment into the president of Harvard’s outer office. The secretary could tell in …
The pickle jar filled with coins

The pickle jar filled with coins

The pickle jar as far back as I can remember sat on the floor 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 …
Good deeds beget good deeds

Good deeds beget good deeds

My 9-year-old daughter and I were flying from our home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to spend a week with my husband in Miami, Florida. Mike had been in Florida for five months working for an Internet start-up company. We were …
Our conduct to a stranger and our loved ones

Our conduct to a stranger and our loved ones

I ran into a stranger as he passed by, “Oh, excuse me Please” was my reply. He said, “Please excuse me too; Wasn’t even watching for you.” We were very polite, this stranger and I. We went on our way …
Eighty seven years young rose

Eighty seven years young rose

The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn’t already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned around to find a …

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