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Strangers at Dinner

The unexpected kindness of strangers in a small Arkansas town changes a tired waitress’s night… and maybe more. Continue reading

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Strangers in the Church

Remember that scene where Jesus describes separating the sheep and the goats? Wasn’t part of that based on how we treat strangers? Continue reading

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Through the Panes

Sometimes trying to comfort a crying teenager can be a risky choice. Not trying might not be a good choice, either… Continue reading

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The Beauty of Inconvenience

Sometimes kindness to strangers is a bit inconvenient… but it is still kindness. Continue reading

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Short Term Memory

My dad started calling me “the absent-minded professor” when I was a kid. I can’t tell that my memory’s improved much a half-century later… Continue reading

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H-38

When we choose to overlook small inconveniences, we may find ourselves experiencing great moments…
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The Duke

His ancestors donated the land for Duke University and his step-father flew a private jet for the King of Saudi Arabia… at least that’s what this hitchhiker told me! Continue reading

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