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The means of conveying a moral specific theme in a fictional story is termed Moral Fiction This designation may seem self-explanatory since you most likely grew up with stories that contained a moral lesson So many classic children's stories were infused with value based story lines it may seem strange to think that is not the primary purpose of storytelling...

One of those stores known to everyone all over the world is Tiffany and Co They’re even known in places lacking their outlets Tiffany and Co, America’s most high-end jewelry store not only provide people with the highest quality jewelry but also the satisfaction of knowing that you bought something from the best store available...

Once upon a time two men lived in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas Henry struggled for years for recognition George had it thrust upon him almost daily...

It is said that there is “nothing new under the sun” I don’t know if what I am about to tell you is true in all cases I think our experience is unique…...

There are many simple but wonderful things in life that many people get too busy to think about or care about I know that my own life has gotten so busy over the years that I have to be extremely intentional about some of the small things in life that I love deeply or there would be no time or room for them in my life For example, I love literature...

After being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in March of 2006, I'm still trying to juggle the guilt I feel when I see the difficult mood swings my new husband has to put up with, whilst also trying to overcome the interruption of pain and fatigue to continue with my goal of becoming a published author within the next five years Let me give you an idea of a typical morning I wake up from my nightly "death sleep" that I receive from the 10mg of Cyclobenzaprine (a muscle relaxant) I take at night; it says 10:30 on my watch...

~ A Sudden Paralysis ~ It was after a weekend in St Augustine, Florida that Jim Olbrich had his too-close-for-comfort brush with death That night a blood clot rushed into his brain and caused a major hemorrhagic stroke...

I remember as a small kid growing up in England I couldnt wait for the summer holidays to arrive,as the days drew closer I could hardly sleep at night knowing that any day now we would be packing our suitcases and heading to the caravan site for the whole summer, 6 weeks without any school,life was just great When the big day arrived we headed out of our house to the bus stop to catch the bus to Pickmere(back in the early seventies we didn't have a car,noboby did at least not in the council estate in Stretford, Manchester where we grew up),we were poor and didn't know it,we were happyI remember getting on that bus to Pickmere like it was yesterday,the smell of old leather seats and old ladies hair spray and all the men would wear old spice and have there hair slicked back with brylcreem...

I am a mother of three - I have two boys and a beautiful little girl They can be a real handful at times I take care of my children by myself for the most part...

It might sound weird coming from a guy, but I have always been something of a collector I remember having quite a few shoe boxes filled with odds and ends when I was a kid I remember never throwing anything away in case I would want it later...

I have many fond memories of my growing up years Most of my thoughts are filled with bliss and joy about the pleasures of growing up in a large family with a father who worked and a mother who stayed home to raise the kids I have great memories of family vacations and of the hours of endless activity that my siblings and I loved to be involved with...

I have so many great memories of my childhood that I hardly know where to begin when someone asks me to think back to my early years I know that I loved sharing a room with my older brother (although I'm not sure if he loved sharing a room with me) and I know that I loved my mom's cooking more than anyone elses I know that my three younger sisters annoyed me terribly with their doll playing and dress up games and with the endless flow of tears that came whenever they were upset...

Much of outer space has the same density and pressure of a near ideal vacuum Which literally means that it contains almost no friction, however the characteristics of a “perfect” vacuum are unknown A perfect vacuum is state that cannot almost be obtained in a laboratory or in outer space, BUT, a perfect one does not exist to our knowledge...

One of the truly inexpensive ways to travel is with a group doing volunteer work of some type Several years ago, my wife, oldest son and I were able to travel to Sarawak, Malaysia on the island of Borneo We went with a group of mostly high school students that was going to build a church...

We weren't planning to go rock and arrowhead hunting in Arizona My wife and I just liked that hotspring in the desert It was agood place to escape the Michigan winter for a while...

One spring morning in 1977, we crawled out of our tent - relieved that the sun brought an end to a night of hiding from sand fleas We had made the mistake of camping behind a sand dune and not right on the beach At dusk, the sand fleas came out and started biting...

Ever since my children were little, my husband and I have been taking them on beach vacations So my kids have grown up with an honest love of the ocean Even my youngest child loves to run by the side of the ocean and to wake up to the sound of the waves...

I loved being a child I loved the magic and the wonder that came with being a kid I loved the endless hours spent playing with my brothers, sisters and neighbors in the heat of the summer...

I have read about Pearl Harbor in all of the history books just like my friends and neighbors In fact, I was born just ten years after the attack I even saw the movie that was based on the events at Pearl Harbor...

My father was one of my favorite people in all of the world I have so many great memories of times with him and I loved having him as a father He was never too busy with work to play with me and my siblings, and he always took time off for a family vacation each summer...

I taught for 28 years in three schools in England and Ire When you teach chemistry in a high school you get used to strange questions and donations Questions like, “How does water divining work”,or “My Dad says he wants you to give me a recipe for gunpowder for him to make his own fireworks...

In the southern states of Mexico where indigenous people and their cultures thrive, the Day of the Dead is a very important syncretistic festival from October 31st November 2nd and is dedicated to the family and their deceased family members I was glad I had chosen my Spanish immersion program during these dates Repetitive chanting solemn alternating with joyous song excitement of children running around all night vigils...

You come out of the front door of the house trailing drips of coffee and loose scraps of paper leaving the kid’s screams and the wife’s ‘be careful honey’ in your wake Juggling everything you struggle to open the door of the rust heap that you charitably call ‘the ride’ Once inside you realize that you have left the keys dangling in the keylock...

In the Part 1 our hapless hero has had pretty much everything that can go wrong go wrong for him on his way out the door and in to work Once he arrives there…late…...

First responders arrived at the home initially, followed soon thereafter by paramedics We picked up the dispatch over the radio scanner and prepared our minds and equipment in trauma room one This one was a long time coming which surprised us all since the scene was within five minutes of the ER by car...

I feel a little silly when I think about the preconceived notions I had about being a comfort therapist for hospice This was my fantasy: I would be an ‘angel of mercy’, administering peace, comfort, and understanding to dying people The people I visited would: • Be actively dying, or very near to that • Welcome my visits with open arms and grateful hearts • Openly discuss the dying process with me • Some would be happy to record their lives with me (life reviews)...

The mention of Medieval Times brings about visions of Knights in Shining Armor, often saving a beautiful young Maiden from the flaming jaws of a great Dragon...

Gemma slipped slim fingers into black leather gloves, passed a pin through her designer hat into her hair and gathered the skirts of her expensive camel coat around her It was always as well to be prepared for getting off the bus at this time of night: that way, if anyone was planning to follow her she would get a head start on the quarter-mile walk to her flat It was the same every time she had to come back from work this late...

Did you ever have a moment in time when you think to yourself, “This is it This is the moment Life just can’t get any better...

Yesterday I went into the village Pharmacy to enquire if our doctor had delivered a prescription He hadn’t, but for the mere showing of the ‘tessera’ or medical card, and without any prescription charge because there isn’t one, I was allowed to take the tablets away On my say-so...

 
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