See me

See Me Affection (charity) to our seniors This poem was written by an old woman living in a nursing home in Ireland. It was found among her things when she died. What do you see nurses, what do you see? Are you thinking when you look at me? A crabbit old woman, not very wise,…
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Five Lessons

FIVE LESSONS: 1 – Most Important Lesson During my second month of nursing school, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?” Surely, this was some kind…
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The Limits of Love

After the divorce, her teenage daughter became increasingly rebellious. It culminated late one night when the police called to tell her that she had to come to the police station to pick up her daughter, who was arrested for drunk driving. They didn’t speak until the next afternoon. Mom broke the tension by giving her…
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Dale una oportunidad, pidió su madre

Ocurrió el 24.2.2006 durante una final de baloncesto entre institutos de E.E.U.U. Jason McElwain había hecho todo por su equipo de basket, el Greece Athena High School basketball team: había pasado botellas de agua, manejado las estadísticas del equipo y llevado el contador de tiempo. Todo menos jugar al basket: siempre se sentaba en el…
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The chicken drama

To do what you can is important; otherwise, we use the excuse “I can’t change things…”, to do nothing about it. Read more in Leer más… Recently, after having dinner at an outdoor chicken restaurant in Guayaquil, we had one piece of chicken left with everyone too full to eat it. I immediately thought I…
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Islam, Christianity, Judaism: Can't we live together?

Good message from Ben Stein  Sometimes we all need a reality check!  Worth a read…     If they know of him at all, many folks think Ben Stein is just a quirky actor/comedian who talks in a monotone. He’s also a very intelligent attorney who knows how to put ideas and words together in such a way…
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The Commodore's Prayer

Here you have one of the most beautiful pieces of Prayer and of Literature. Used on many occasions by Saint Josemaria Escriva. Read and judge it by yourself… The Commodore’s Prayer Lord you know better than I do that I am growing old, unless you take me up with you. I pray not to become…
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