The Gift of Girlfriends

A young wife sat on a sofa on a hot humid day, drinking iced tea and visiting with her Mother.

As they talked about life, about marriage, about the responsibilities of life and the obligations of adulthood, the mother clinked the ice cubes in her glass thoughtfully and turned a clear, sober glance upon her daughter.

The Seven Wonders

The Seven Wonders of the World A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the present Seven Wonders of the World. Though there were some disagreements, the following received the most votes:

A Touching Christmas

On the last day before Christmas, I hurried to go to the supermarket to buy the remaining of the gift I didnt manage to buy earlier. When I saw all the people there, I started to complain to myself: 'It is going to take forever here and I still have so many other place to go...'

'Christmas really is getting more and more annoying every year. How I wish I could just lie down, go to sleep and only wake up after it...' Nonetheless, I made my way to the toy section, and there I started to curse the prices, wondering if afterall kids really play with such expensive toys.

Three Words

There are many things that we can do to perk up and strengthen our interpersonal relationships. Yet the most effective involves the saying of just three words. When spoken or conveyed, these statements have the power to forge new friendships, deepen old ones and rest old relationships that have cooled.

The following three-word phrases can enrich every relationship.