Like a dog with two tails

There she was at the door, jumping up and down for joy, barking and wagging her tail, as if to say: "He's back!” After a long and tiring day, I received the most wonderfu …  »

Dare to dream

“I had seen that man before and now he was sitting in the snow outside the stadium [in Madrid]. I asked him what he was doing there. He said he’d been there for five hour …  »

The One who cares

“Do you have a minute to talk? It's important!” said the young man who approached me with a big smile. Talk to me? Why? I had to admit he looked sort of friendly, but wha …  »

Living the dream

“I need money—lots of money!” My friend sighed deeply, stirring his coffee at our kitchen table. “Why?” I asked him a little surprised. My friend wasn't poor and seemed t …  »

Mallory’s mountain

When someone asked the famous mountaineer George Mallory why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, he simply stated: “Because it is there.” Didn’t he know that staying home w …  »

Moment by moment

When our son Pete was three, he was diagnosed with leukemia, and from one moment to the next, our lives changed drastically. There are no instruction manuals that can pre …  »