Friday, July 29, 2016

The Tree With The Sweetest Oranges

There once was a tree that produced the sweetest oranges. Soon the word spread and people arrived from great distances to pick its fruit.

But rather than limit themselves so the tree could rest, some people cried out, "I must have more, give me more" as they picked and picked the oranges.

Then one day, the tree ran out of oranges and could produce no more.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

A Pebble On The Road

"I never do anything very important," Tom said to himself, thinking his life had little meaning.

"You're wrong," replied a Guardian Angel. "Today was an excellent example."

"When you took your walk today," the Angel continued, "You came across a pebble on the road, and you kicked that pebble off to the side."

"So what," asked Tom.
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Friday, July 15, 2016

The Money Tree

Iris inherited her parent's modest home, and in its backyard was a money tree.

As Iris recalled from her childhood, whenever her parents needed money for the family or for charity, they gently shook the tree and money fell to the ground.

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Friday, July 8, 2016

Benny And The Giant

Benny was a little man who was popular with everyone in his community, for he was always generous and kind to others.

One day, a giant of a man moved to Benny's community, and began bullying everyone. He either hurt them or threatened to hurt them.

The people lived in fear of this giant.

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Friday, July 1, 2016

The Unhappy Taxicab Driver

"I hate this job," said the cab driver as I got into his cab. "Why," I asked. "Because I hate traffic," he replied.

"How long have you been a cab driver," I inquired. "17 years," he answered. "17 years!" I said stunned. "If you're unhappy, why don't you get another job?"

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