Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.
It was somewhere between spring and summer; just enough sunshine to be warm, but not so much that it was blistering hot.
My mom and I drove through the countryside—windows open, long hair whipping around in the breeze.
You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
When my son was in Cub Scouts a few years ago, I volunteered to be in charge of the annual Cub Scout Christmas tree sale here in our small town of Woodstock, Connecticut. I was able to find a... (more)
A Deed a Day
Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.
~Gretta Brooker Palmer
I cast a warning glare and mouthed the words “Just a minute!” as my daughter tugged my hand. I was stirring chili with the other hand and balancing the phone between my shoulder and chin. The... (more)
A Dime Worth of Hope
So where did these cravings come from?
~Paul Reiser, Babyhood
I was eight months pregnant and very round. My office was located right across from a fast-food place with golden arches that I longed for that early morning. I was craving... (more)
The Friendliest Folks Around
When I’m in Canada, I feel this is what the world should be like.
Excitement bubbled in my chest as my sister Jacque and I walked up the steps of Souris Town Hall, a handsome, three-story building of island sandstone. I nearly pinched myself to make sure I was really in this... (more)