Bedtime Stories

A Question that should be Discussed Locally

A Question that should be Discussed Locally

on April 6, 2013, 4:37 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  Thanks to Dixon Diaz and United Feature Syndicate. Follow Dixon here….

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Humor For Today

Humor For Today

on April 4, 2013, 8:17 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  Libtards is the work of Dixon Diaz…. follow him here. Thanks to Dan for sending this.

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Billy’s Mission

Billy’s Mission

on March 29, 2013, 4:29 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Sent to me by Sue Rawls It was one of the hottest days of the dry season. We had not seen rain in almost a month. The crops were dying. Cows had stopped giving milk. The creeks and streams were long gone back into the earth. It was a dry season that would bankrupt seven farmers before it was through. […]

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Achieving God’s Perfection

Achieving God’s Perfection

on March 24, 2013, 4:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

In Brooklyn, New York, Chush is a school that caters to learning-disabled children. Some children remain in Chush for their entire school career, while others can be mainstreamed into conventional schools. At a Chush fundraising dinner, the father of a Chush child delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its […]

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Bank Robbery

Bank Robbery

on March 23, 2013, 7:08 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

on March 18, 2013, 4:57 PM / in Bedtime Stories

Thanks to Dan for sending this one in! At times nature can be cruel, but there is also a raw beauty, and even a certain justice manifested within that cruelty.   The alligator, one of the oldest and ultimate predators, normally considered the “apex predator”, can still fall victim to implemented team work’ strategy, made possible due to the tight […]

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Giving ALL

Giving ALL

on March 17, 2013, 4:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare & serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to […]

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A New Perspective

on March 16, 2013, 4:02 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I am thankful for the partner who hogs the covers every night, because he/she is not out with someone else. The child who is not cleaning his room, but is watching tv, because that means he is at home and not on the streets. For the taxes that I pay, because it means that I am employed. For the mess […]

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Obstacles in Our Path

Obstacles in Our Path

on March 10, 2013, 4:14 AM / in Bedtime Stories

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the King’s’ wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it . .   Many loudly blamed the King for not keeping the roads clear, but none did anything about […]

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A Glass of Milk

A Glass of Milk

on March 7, 2013, 4:03 AM / in Bedtime Stories

One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened the door. Instead of a meal […]

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Who’s Your Daddy?

Who’s Your Daddy?

on February 28, 2013, 4:39 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A seminary professor was vacationing with his wife in Gatlinburg , TN. One morning, they were eating breakfast at a little restaurant, hoping to enjoy a quiet, family meal. While they were waiting for their food, they noticed a distinguished looking, white-haired man moving from table to table, visiting with the guests. The professor leaned over and whispered to his […]

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Mom

Mom

on February 27, 2013, 6:42 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Special Thanks to Linda Four brothers left home for college, and they became successful doctors and lawyers. One evening, they chatted after having dinner together. They discussed the 95th birthday gifts they were able to give their elderly mother who moved to Florida . The first said, “You know I had a big house built for Mama.” The second said, […]

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Two Nickels and Five Pennies . .

on February 24, 2013, 4:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table.   A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. “How much is an ice cream sundae?”   he asked. “Fifty cents,” replied the waitress. The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and studied […]

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Government at Work

Government at Work

on February 21, 2013, 9:41 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A guy stopped at a local gas station, and after filling his tank, he paid the bill and bought a soft drink. He stood by his car to drink his cola and watched a couple of men working along the roadside. One man would dig a hole two or three feet deep and then move on. The other man came […]

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THE STATE AS SAVIOUR

THE STATE AS SAVIOUR

on February 20, 2013, 9:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A certain Taxpayer, working late on her computer, answered the phone to hear the voice of one who identified herself as an agent of Health and Human Services. This calm, sweet-voiced Agent claimed that she had tried to reach the Taxpayer’s Elderly Aunt to answer a survey which the Agent was taking. The Taxpayer’s ears perked up and the following […]

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A Long Long Time Ago

A Long Long Time Ago

on February 20, 2013, 9:09 AM / in Bedtime Stories

One day, long, long ago, there lived a woman who did not whine, nag, or bitch. But it was long ago and it was just that one day. Special Thanks to Dee for sending this……

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SENIOR CITIZENS

SENIOR CITIZENS

on February 12, 2013, 10:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

submitted by Judy Truex Senior citizens are constantly being criticized for every conceivable deficiency of the modern world, real or imaginary.  We know we take responsibility for all we have done and do not blame others. HOWEVER, upon reflection, we would like to point out that it was NOT the senior citizens who took: The melody out of music, The […]

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Pickup in the Rain

on February 10, 2013, 5:06 PM / in Bedtime Stories

One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older black woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway Trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride.  Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car. A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled […]

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GETTING OLD

GETTING OLD

on February 10, 2013, 5:40 AM / in Bedtime Stories

At a nursing home in Florida, a group of senior citizens were sitting around talking about their aches and pains. “My arms are so weak I can hardly lift this cup of coffee,” said one. “I know what you mean. My cataracts are so bad I can’t even see my coffee,” replied another. “I can’t turn my head because of […]

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A Husband WalMart Shopping Center

on February 7, 2013, 8:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A Husband WalMart Shopping Center has opened in Atlanta, where a woman can go to choose from among many men to be her husband. It is laid out in five floors, with the men increasing in positive attributes as you ascend. There is, however, a catch. You’re only allowed in once. Once you open the door to any floor, you […]

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