Short Stories

Short Stories

The Cowboy Prayer

Poetry and Poems

Here are some of the poems featured on this website: Berton Braley: On Success The Cowboy Prayer Facebook Comes for You Gwen Gardner: Inside Me I’ve Got World Peace I Asked God for Strength Poem and Prayer I Asked God to Take Away My Pain Poem Shauna Niequist: I Want a Life That Sizzles and […]

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The Best Seed Short Story

The Best Seed: A Short Story about Sharing

There once was a farmer who grew the most excellent wheat. Every season he won the award for the best wheat in his county. A wise woman came to him to ask him about his success. He told her that the key was sharing his best seed with his neighbors so they could plant the […]

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Crazy Horse a short story by Gail Berry

Crazy Horse by Gail Berry

An excerpt from this wonderful short story by Gail Berry: Crazy Horse . . . The next day then he let me git up on top of him agin and this time he walked faster. I was a little scared at first but it seemed okay; you know, I felt like he was watching out […]

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Berton Braley: Success Poem

Berton Braley: On Success

Success: A Poem If you want a thing bad enough To go out and fight for it, Work day and night for it, Give up your time and your peace and your sleep for it. If only desire of it Makes you quite mad enough Never to tire of it, Makes you hold all other […]

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The Cocky Rooster by Scott Freeman

The Cocky Rooster: A Fun Teaching Book for Children

The Cocky Rooster by Scott Freeman A self-absorbed rooster resents being cooped up in the henhouse every evening. He wants to meet the nighttime creatures and have his own adventures. One night, he escapes and learns a valuable lesson about the true value of community. Check out other books from Scott Freeman and Big Picture […]

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The light at the end of the tunnel

The Difference Between an Optimist, a Pessimist, and a Prepper

An optimist believes the light at the end of the tunnel is a sunny day waiting for them. A pessimist believes the light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train. A prepper knows it could be either one and is ready with sunglasses and a plan to ride the train outta there! […]

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Believe, a short story by Gail Berry

Believe: The Short Story

One night the turtle said to his friend the frog: “Would you like to fly with me through the stars tonight to meet the moon?” The frog, who thought the turtle a silly kidder, replied, “Turtle, I don’t believe anyone can fly, much less a fellow who carries a shell such as yours.” “Well, come […]

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The Fence: A Video Story

The Fence: A Video Story

Once upon a time, there was a young boy with a very bad temper. To teach the boy a lesson, his father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper he must hammer a nail into their wooden fence. On the first day of this lesson, the […]

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Believe: The Video

Believe: The Video

One night the turtle said to his friend the frog: “Would you like to fly with me through the stars tonight to meet the moon?” The frog, who thought the turtle a silly kidder, replied, “Turtle, I don’t believe anyone can fly, much less a fellow who carries a shell such as yours.” … “Well, […]

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The Fence

The Fence

Once upon a time, there was a young boy with a very bad temper. To teach the boy a lesson, his father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper he must hammer a nail into their wooden fence. On the first day of this lesson, the […]

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