Christopher Duffley has had a few obstacles in his life, and certainly hasn’t had an easy route. However, Christopher’s family believes that he was blessed with a gift from God.
After a young waitress says thank you with a small, but kind, gesture, her recipients return the favor in a huge way.
Some people love drugs. Others allow alcohol to replace the blood in their veins. Sex is surely toward the top of the list of things that people will do almost anything to engage in. People can become addicted to just about anything and, like most addicts, I wasn’t aware I had become one until I was desperately and carelessly chasing my high. I had become addicted, not to chemicals or lust-filled activities, but to being interesting. Having people, family members or strangers, love me was my cocaine on the counter, my Vodka hidden in the freezer. And I would do just about anything that would make me stand out, appear unique, so the faceless crowds would clap for me and I could get drunk on their adoration.
How would you react if, after many years, someone decided to apologize to you?
Michael Goodman was reading about a local bagel shop on the social media website Facebook. While scanning the article, a named popped off the page: Claude Soffel. More than thirty years prior, Goodman had stolen Soffel’s bus pass from him outside New York City’s Museum of Natural History.
School started Tuesday.
On Wednesday, my middle school daughter had picture day.
PICTURE DAY. The day after school started! Which felt like a special form of cruelty, asking me to be organized two days in a row. Like the Universe was saying, “NO, Beth, it’s not enough to have ONE day’s worth of clean clothes; you’re supposed to keep a whole pile of them clean ALL THE TIME.”
Love God, Love People
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