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When I Get Old

I often wonder what I’ll remember as the calendar creeps toward life’s December. Will I still know beauty’s first glance her cheek against mine as we danced our first dance? When I get old. Will I, at last, lay my regrets to rest? Is grateful enough for this life so blessed? Will my faith remain strong? Will I right all my wrongs? When I get old. I’ll stand on the shore staring out at the sea on the edge of an unfolding mystery. All that will matter is what I believed the love I gave and the love I received. ~ Curt Harding

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Cake & Kindness

We begin tonight with Breaking News out of Michigan: A woman was nice. Sometimes I wonder if that’s where we’re heading. This week, a story about cake went viral. Okay, it’s about more than cake; it’s about kindness. Lisa Aldrich asked the person behind the bakery counter at Meijer to write “Happy Birthday Mandy” on the cake she picked out for her sister. After waiting longer than expected, she was a little surprised how it turned out. The writing looked child-like. For many, it would have been unacceptable. Lisa shrugged it off, smiled, thanked the employee and proceeded to the checkout lane. It was there, other employees noticed the cake. A manager came over and someone even snapped a photo. …