New Year’s Day

by Robert Flynn I’m walking along a dry riverbed in California and it’s a beautiful day. The future stretches out ahead, in the valley, hills and mountains that surround me. Advertisements

Read More New Year’s Day

Kindness

One day a woman was walking down the street when she spied a beggar sitting on the corner. The man was elderly, unshaven, and ragged. As he sat there, pedestrians walked by him giving him dirty looks They clearly wanted nothing to do with him because of who he was — a dirty, homeless man. […]

Read More Kindness

Success Depends Upon Maturity!

Maturity is many things. It is the ability to base a judgment on the big picture, the long haul. It means being able to resist the urge for immediate gratification and opt for the course of action that will pay off later. One of the characteristics of the young is “I want it now.”

Read More Success Depends Upon Maturity!

The Blue Stain

The other night I was scrubbing up some slime that my daughter had let ooze through her fingers and slip onto the floor.  The slime craze is big in our house and it often leaves behind a sticky, gooey mess.  My daughter had cleaned up most of it, but I was scrubbing the grout where […]

Read More The Blue Stain

Black Or White

When I was in elementary school, I got into a major argument with a boy in my class. I have forgotten what the argument was about, but I have never forgotten the lesson I learned that day.

Read More Black Or White