Take My Hand

TAKE MY HAND Are you troubled, burdened, blue? Take my hand. I’ve been troubled, too, I understand. Where you’ve fallen, once I fell — Let me help the clouds dispel — Take my hand. Others helped when I was weak, Took my hand, Helped me face toward the peak,...

Real Friend Test

REAL FRIEND TEST A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest. A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself (and doesn’t feel even the least bit weird shutting your ‘beer/Pepsi drawer’ with her foot!) A simple friend has never seen you cry. A real friend has shoulders...

The Color of Friendship

THE COLOR OF FRIENDSHIP Once upon a time the colors of the world started to quarrel. All claimed that they were the best. The most important. The most useful. The favorite. Green said: “Clearly I am the most important. I am the sign of life and of hope. I...

Two Horses in a Field

TWO HORSES IN A FIELD Just up the road from my home is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each looks like every other horse. But if one stops the car, or is walking by, one will notice something quite amazing. Looking into the eyes...

Lucky

LUCKY Anyone who has pets will really like this. You’ll like it even if you don’t and may decide you need one. Mary and her husband Jim had a dog, Lucky. Lucky was a real character. Whenever Mary and Jim had company come for a weekend visit they would...