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The category Inspirational stories contains 244 stories. The last update was on Sep 21 2014.

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Shivering me time away (905 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 10 2010Views/Reads: 1802/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I am not quite sure what has happened but some place has frozen over. And, for that matter, somebody is ice-skating in you know where.
Germed and frightfully dangerous (913 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 18 2010Views/Reads: 1740/989Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Living in the Sunshine state of Florida and seeing snow accumulating on the ground is the closest thing to blasphemy I know. Everybody knows it does not snow in Florida.
The end of all nonsense and other practical jokes (906 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 24 2010Views/Reads: 1707/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When it comes to practical jokes, Yours Truly is always on the ready. Throughout my earthly passage, I have perpetuated my share of practical jokes. I will not enumerate them here, the simple reason being, I might want to bring one out of retirement.
Please accept my apology (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 22 2010Views/Reads: 2158/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Once again, we, the American consumer, have been treated to a celebrity apology. I am not sure what we have done to be treated to such highfalutin entertainment. If I could find out, I would immediately stop doing whatever it is I was doing.
Where have all the men in white hats gone? (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 04 2010Views/Reads: 1802/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When I was growing up you could always tell who the good men were by the white hats they wore. Bad men always wore black hats. That made it rather convenient for those of us who were watching so we knew who would be winning at the end. When you were in tr
King of my castle for a day (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 11 2010Views/Reads: 1829/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Not too many things catch me by surprise, although quite a few people have caught me napping. Such was the case this past week. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage caught me somewhat by surprise, which is really no surprise to anyone who knows me.
To rob or to be robbed, that is the question (901 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 18 2010Views/Reads: 1737/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Many questions in life simply do not deserve the time it takes to answering them. And herein lies the greatest wisdom of all humanity. Figuring out which questions you should answer and which ones you should just let go by the wayside.
When you come to the end of the trail (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 25 2010Views/Reads: 1616/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I was working so hard the other day on a project that I actually finished it three hours ahead of schedule. Then, I did not know what to do. I had so psyched myself all up spending the entire day on this special project that when I was finished with it I
Be careful what you wish for (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: May 30 2010Views/Reads: 1834/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A song has been going through my head lately and I just cannot seem to get it out. You know how it is, you hear a song in the morning and it buzzes in your head all day long, no matter what you try to do.
Things my father never told me (917 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jun 12 2010Views/Reads: 1901/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is my first Father's Day to celebrate without my father. Earlier this year he passed away after a long battle with heart and lung disease. It will be a rather somber day for me this year, but I carry in my heart all those things we shared while he wa
The best laid plans of mice and men usually involves cheese (905 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jun 20 2010Views/Reads: 1809/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everyone has a different opinion of what is good. What one person considers good may not suit the next person in line. Especially is this seen in the area of cuisine. For example, one man's broccoli is another man's apple fritter. The problem comes when t
Author: MusokeAdded: Jul 14 2010Views/Reads: 1612/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
He is a great leader,a true Nationalist always jolly & cheerful! He is very passionate about his motherland, Uganda. He is inspirational and he is a great mobilizer.
As summers go, this one is going (907 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 01 2010Views/Reads: 2039/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
During my high school career I was no thespian, however, I could act the fool when called upon. My friend was the thespian and starred in our senior high school play, "Finian's Rainbow." One of the musical numbers was, "When I'm not near th
When all is said and done, I’m still confused (908 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Aug 15 2010Views/Reads: 1760/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Some of my best friends, on occasion, have hinted the suggestion that it is highly possible that I might be paranoid. When this idea was first floated, I smiled because I had no idea what it meant. Now that I know what it means it has given me pause to co
Restless in a strange pew (905 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Oct 02 2010Views/Reads: 1915/1028Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everybody has places where they are the most comfortable. When a person (Yours Truly) is out of their comfortable place there is a certain, what should I say, discomfort. There are two places where I am the most comfortable.
Noble Calling (3985 words)
Author: EutychusAdded: Oct 04 2010Views/Reads: 1690/1068Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A father looks at the world, his young daughter, and considers his fears for her future.
Home has never been sweeter (953 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Oct 11 2010Views/Reads: 1640/916Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
If the good Lord ever intended me to travel as much as I have been traveling, I'm sure He would have given me wings. I like the idea of traveling; it is the actual traveling that gets me. The only good thing about traveling is that home looks so good from
A Mortal's Choice (663 words)
Author: azzirAdded: Nov 01 2010Views/Reads: 1499/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle-Albert Einstein” A story of how to live life to the fullest.
Author: azzirAdded: Nov 03 2010Views/Reads: 1787/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Everything is possible. And mine is because of the red balloon. May u enjoy reading it:)
Thanksgiving quandary: roast turkey or lame duck (910 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Nov 14 2010Views/Reads: 1787/912Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My father used to tell me anything worth doing was worth doing right the first time. If you have time to do it the second time, you have time to do it right the first time.
Overstuffed and no one to blame (902 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Nov 21 2010Views/Reads: 2060/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I am sitting in my overstuffed chair and if I never get up it will be a day too soon. Even if I did, I do not know what I would do. Right now, breathing is zapping me of any energy I have left. It is so bad I have to coordinate thinking between breathing.
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Dec 19 2010Views/Reads: 1688/989Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Every family has those traditions and days that help define their family. I personally know some families (although I shall not divulge any names unless there is enough cash present) that are adequately defined by April 1. For me, Christmas Eve clearly de
The Night Before Christmas: An African Christmas Story (1378 words)
Author: osofoaddoAdded: Dec 23 2010Views/Reads: 2451/1267Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A miracle at a devastated African Village on Christmas Eve
The amazing grace of "do-over," the art of second chance (903 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 02 2011Views/Reads: 1730/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
If anybody believes in "do-over," it is Yours Truly. This stems back to my pre-adult days littered with carefreeness and fun of all sizes and shapes. At that time, my whole life revolved around games. I was part of that unfortunate generation th
Beware the idleness of March (904 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 26 2011Views/Reads: 1700/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I find it hard to believe March is here already. There was January with nothing much to do and then February with too much to do, now what do we do with March?
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