The Greatest Seed

There once was a farmer who grew the most excellent wheat. Every season he won the award for the best wheat in his county. A wise woman came to him to ask him about his success. He told her that the key was sharing his best seed with his neighbors so they could plant the…

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Every Master was Once a Fool

Why do children generally learn things better and faster than adults? “I was watching my kids in their skiing class. Whenever one of the kids fell, they would all excitedly yell ‘WIPE OUT’ in unison. After that the kid would get back up and try again. And whenever one of them did something cool or…

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#ThankfulThursday

It’s #ThankfulThursday here at Alpha Home! We are so grateful to longtime supporter and advocate Jim Adams and family for their donation of a stair-stepper to our exercise equipment collection! Mr. Adams understands that Alpha Home cares about healing the entire person – body, mind, and spirit! Thank you again! If you are interested in…

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Priorities

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, When 24 Hours in a day is not enough, Remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class And had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, He picked up a very large…

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The Blind Men and the Elephant

Several citizens ran into a hot argument about God and different religions and each one would not agree to a common answer. So they came to the Lord Buddha to find out what exactly God looks like. The Buddha asked his disciples to get a large magnificent elephant and four blind men. He then told…

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Two Monks and a Woman

A senior monk and a junior monk were traveling together. At one point, they came to a river with a strong current. As the monks were preparing to cross the river, they saw a very young and beautiful woman also attempting to cross. The young woman asked if they could help her cross to the…

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An Old Farmer’s Advice

Old Farmer’s Advice * Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. *Keep skunks and bankers at a Distance. *Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. * A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. * Words that soak into your ears are whispered…not yelled. * Meanness don’t jes’ happen…

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Mindful Monday

The Buzzard, the Bat and the Bumblebee   THE BUZZARD: If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a…

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Gibbens Awarded Nangie Lowrie Scholarship

Alpha Home is proud to announce our second recipient of the Nangie Lowrie Scholarship! Congratulations to Veronica Gibbens, one of our Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Outreach Counselors. Congratulations, Veronica! We can’t wait to see the great things you will do! #alphahomesatx #alphahomerocks #alphastrong #CovidCantStopGOOD #scholarship #outreach

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Two Wolves

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two “wolves” inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is Good. It is joy,…

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