Category Archives for "Spirituality"

The Man, the Seashore, and the Four Prescriptions

Once upon a time, there was a man who felt he'd reached the end of his rope.

It seemed that all the interest had suddenly vanished from his life; his creative wells had seemingly dried up. He still had his work, but it suddenly felt meaningless to him. Even his family and his home receded darkly in his mind.

Finally, nearing the point of desperation, he went to see his old friend, the family doctor. The doctor listened to his story, saw the depth of his depression, and then asked him, "When you were a child, what did you like to do best?"

The Incredibly Heartwarming Story of Teddy Stoddard

Jean Thompson stood in front of her fifth-grade class on the very first day of school in the fall and told the children a lie.

Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same, that she would treat them all alike. But that was impossible because there in front of her, slumped in his seat on the third row, was a little boy named Teddy Stoddard.

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