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A Reminder Of How We Should All Be!


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A farmer had some puppies he needed to

sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups. And set about nailing it

to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into

the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into the eyes of

little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of

your pu ppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,

as he rubbed the sweat off the back of

his neck, 'These puppies come from fine parents and cost a good deal of


The boy dropped his head for a moment.

Then reaching deep into his pocket,

he pulled out a handful of change

and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.

Is that enough to take a look?'

'Sure,' said the farmer.

And with that he let out a whistle.?

'Here, Dolly!' he called.

Out from the doghouse and down the ramp


Dolly followed by four little balls of


The little boy pressed his face against

the chain link fence. His eyes danced with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,

the little boy noticed something else

stirring inside the doghouse.

Slowly another little ball appeared,

this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp it slid. Then in a somewhat

awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward the others, doing

its best to catch up....

'I want that one,' the little boy said,

pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt down at the boy's side and said,

'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never be able to run and play w

ith you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back

from the fence, reached down, and began rolling up one leg of his


In doing so he revealed a steel brace

running down both sides of his leg attaching itself to a specially made


Looking back up at the farmer, he said,

' You see sir, I don't run too well


and he will need someone who


With tears in his eyes, the farmer

reached down and picked up the little pup.

Holding it carefully handed it to the

little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No

charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need

someone who understands?

It's National Friendship Week.

Show your friends how much you care.

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that made me tear up! I agree we do need to be more like that! We need to see more with our heart and not with our minds!

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that made me tear up!

Me too, and I've seen it before!

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