Following My Heart (by: Becky Holloway) Way back when I was in high school, I had definite ideas about what I wanted to be when I grew up. I knew without a doubt that I wanted to be a wife and mother. I was very happy with my decision; and at 16-years-old, I had even met the love of my life and knew that he was the one I wanted to spend my life with and have children with. full storyFree to Soar (by: Wayne B. Lynn) One windy spring day, I observed young people having fun using the wind to fly their kites. Multicolored creations of varying shapes and sizes filled the skies like beautiful birds darting and dancing in the heady atmosphere above the earth. As the strong winds gusted gainst the kites, a string kept them in check. full storyFriendly Fire (by: Jaye Lewis) I have been thinking about him all month, and the thoughts getheavier, as Memorial Day draws closer.
I don't remember his name, but I remember his face -- pale, thin --and a body, splotched with a cancer that old men get. But he was justnineteen. He was a good looking boy, who should have had a bright futurebefore him. But he was dying. He had AIDS. full story
God, Forgive Me When I Whine (by: Author Unknown) Today, upon a bus, I saw a girl with golden hair. I envied her, she seemed so gay, And I wished I was as fair. full storyGoing with the Flow (by: Author Unknown) A Taoist story tells of an old man who accidentally fell into the river rapids leading to a high and dangerous waterfall. Onlookers feared for his life. Miraculously, he came out alive and unharmed downstream at the bottom of the falls. full storyGold and Diamond (by: Author Unknown) Long times ago, in Egypt live a famous mystical person name Zun-Nun. A youngman came to visited him and asked "Teacher, I do not understand why peoplelike you dress in such a way and very simple, isnt in this era was necessaryto dress neatly, not only for performance but also for other reasons?. full storyGolden Windows (by: Leo Hallan) There was a small boy living on a farm which seemed like so far away from every where. He needed to get up before sunrise every morning to start his chores and out again later to do theevening ones. full storyGrowing Good Corn (by: Author Unknown) The reporter discovered that the farmer shared his seed corn with his neighbors. "How can you afford to share your best seed corn with your neighbors when they are entering corn in competition with yours each year?" the reporter asked. full storyHigh Voltage (by: Author Unknown) Samantha was helping Dad fix the lamp in her bedroom."Now," Dad instructed her, "You always have to be very careful when you're working with electricity, Sam." He unscrewed the light assembly from the base of the lamp, then slipped off the cardboard piece that covered the wires and placed his screwdriver in one of the screws that held the wires in place. full storyHumor Can Save Your Life (by: Michael Angier) The story goes that a certain court jester went too far one day and insulted his king. The king became so infuriated he sentenced the jester to be executed. full story