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They Always Come Back (and then you wish they'd go away)

This morning I got a call from a customer I haven’t heard from in a year. Here is a snippet of our joyful reunion:

Customer: HI! 388 more words


Paléontologie approximative

L’Enfant– Papa? Savais-tu que le ptérodactyle est PAS un dinosaure?

Monsieur mon mari– Non, c’est vrai. T’as raison.

L’Enfant– C’est un oiseau. UN OISEAU MEXICAIN. 16 more words


Hey. Thanks For Caring.

I’ve heard it said that generally what homeless people essentially long for is for someone to care about them. To look them in the eye, learn their name, and ask about their day — that kind of thing. 651 more words


The Art of Listening

I love nothing more than deep conversations. I love peeling back the layers of a persons complex world, revealing more of their true unfiltered self. I love finding out what makes them tick, what saddens them, what ignites them or what smothers them. 656 more words

The Jewellery Girl

She sat by the road with her grandmother. I asked her, “Can I click a picture?”
She said, “ok.”
I clicked a few. I asked, “Don’t you smile?” 14 more words


How could it be worse?

You have lost your job….had a miscarriage….received a life threatening health diagnosis or have lost a loved one. The last thing you want to hear is “It could have been worse” .  547 more words


Stories from the Streets: An intimate God?

My friend text me saying “I need ur little help”, which translated from broken English texting says “I need a little bit of your help”.  895 more words