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Daddys Day At School
Different Type of Prayer
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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
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Prayer for the Faithful
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Prayer for Travelers
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Prayer In Time of Danger
Prayer Of Generosity
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Prayer to Practice What Jesus Taught
Prayer to Saint Anthony for Lost Articles
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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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From NAIL IN THE FENCE
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There once was a little boy who had a bad temper.
His Father gave him a bag of nails and told him that 
every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a 
nail into the back of the fence. The first day the boy 
had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next
few weeks, as he learned to control his anger, the
number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled 
down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper 
than to drive those nails into the fence.  Finally the day 
came when the boy didn't lose his temper at all. He told
his father about it and the father suggested that the boy 
now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to 
hold his temper. The days passed and the young boy 
was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were 
gone. The father took his son by the hand and led him to
the fence. He said, You have done well, my son, but look 
at the holes in the fence. The fence will never be the 
same. When you say things in anger, they leave a scar 
just like this one. You can put a knife in a man and draw 
it out.  It won't matter how many times you say I'm sorry,
the wound is still there. A verbal wound is as bad as a 
physical one. Friends are very rare jewels, indeed. They 
make you smile and encourage you to succeed. They lend
an ear, they share words of praise and they always want
to open their hearts to us.
....

Author Unknown


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