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Act of Hope
Act of Humility
Act of Love
An Irish Blessing
Be at Peace
Best Friends
The Blessing of St. Francis of Assisi
The Blessing Of Thorns
Butterfly
A Child's Prayer for Parents
A Creed For Those Who Have Suffered
Daddys Day At School
Different Type of Prayer
Direction of Intention
DON'T QUIT
Eight Gifts That Don't Cost A Cent
End of Day Prayer
Evening Prayer to God the Father
Fatima Prayer
For Those Searching for God
The Football Game
The Hospital Room
The Hot Water Bottle
How Poor We Really Are
I Came to You Late
If God had a refrigerator
Interesting anecdote
An Interview with God
The Littlest Firefighter
Lord, Make Me an Instrument
Man Made Walls
Michael's Song
The Missed Blessings
Morning Prayer
Nail In The Fence
Novena to the Holy Spirit
Novena to St. Claire
Novena To Saint Jude
Prayer before Starting on a Journey
Prayer before Study or Instructions
Prayer for the Faithful
Prayer for the Help of the Holy Spirit
Prayer for Strength in Weakness
Prayer for Travelers
Prayer for Trust in Jesus
Prayer In Time of Danger
Prayer Of Generosity
Prayer to Practice the Golden Rule
Prayer to Practice What Jesus Taught
Prayer to Saint Anthony for Lost Articles
Prayer of St. Augustine
Prayer of St. Patrick
Prayer To The Blessed Virgin
Prayer to Saint Jude
RedRoses
A Rose Within
Serenity Prayer
A Short Prayer
Slow Dance
Something for Stevie
Starfish
State of Mind
A Trick
Two Frogs Fell Into a Pit
Twenty Third Psalm
Unfailing Prayer to St. Anthony
what's most important in life
When You Thought I Wasn't Looking
Your Cross
You Still Have Hope

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One day a father of a very wealthy family took his
son on a trip to the country with the firm purpose of showing his son how
poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of
what would be considered a very poor family.
On their return from their trip, the father asked
his son, "How was the trip?"
"It was great, Dad."
"Did you see how poor people live?" the father
asked. "Oh Yeah" said the son.
"So what did you learn from the trip?" asked the
father.

The son answered, "I saw that we have one dog and
they had four. We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and
they have a creek that has no end. We have imported lanterns in our garden and
they have the stars at night. Our patio reaches to the front yard and they
have the whole horizon. We have a small piece of land to live on and they
have fields that go beyond our sight. We have servants who serve us, but they
serve others. We buy our food, but they grow theirs. We have walls around our
property to protect us, they have friends to protect them.

With this the boy's father was speechless.
Then his son added, "Thanks, Dad, for showing me how
poor we really are."



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