Kindness

Today as I was stopped at a red light I could not help but notice a young pregnant girl crossing the street. She was holding on to her little girl who was red and flushed from the heat.  I quickly realized there was a young, tough and mean looking guy walking behind them who apparently was her boyfriend or husband. I could tell she was angry at him as he ignored her and just kept drinking an energy drink and listening to his music. Then suddenly the light turned green and I headed home, but for some odd reason I saw myself in the young girl and I wanted to help her and give her a ride. It was one of the hottest days outside at 108 degrees and I could see she and her little girl were tired and hot . Regretfully once again my fierce enemy “flesh” started a coup and...

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Adoption

A few weeks ago my daughter came in the house telling me we needed to get a rooster for one of our hens. If you know anything about roosters you would understand my dilemma.  Roosters and their cock a doodle doo early in the morning is not something your neighbors will appreciate.  But my daughter tried to explain one of the hens was wanting to have chicks and she felt we needed to get a rooster so she could have a family. I asked my daughter how she knew this and she explained the hen pulled all her feathers out and all she was doing was sitting on eggs. I don’t know how my daughter knew this but I really didn’t give it a second thought. Well a few weeks later my daughter asked me if I wanted to see the new baby chicks and I was taken back. “Did you guys get a...

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