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We wish, all of us, to exceed our own inventions to create and then to go beyond that creation, to enter into it and make it live, breathing life into the lifeless, stirring the immovable. We fail, but we continue. We invent machine after machine, each exceeding the next, becoming more refined, more capable, more […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
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 […]