It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold.
The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions.
After a while, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they began to die, alone and frozen. So they had to make a choice: either accept the quills of their companions or disappear from the Earth.
Wisely, they decided to go back to being together. They learned to live with the little wounds caused by the close relationship with their companions in order to receive the heat that came from the others. This way they were able to survive.
The best relationship is not the one that brings together perfect people, but when each individual learns to live with the imperfections of others and can admire the other person's good qualities.
Four old Catholic men and a Catholic woman were having coffee in St. Peters Square. The first Catholic man tells his friends, 'My son is a priest, when he walks into a room, everyone calls him 'Father'.' The second Catholic man chirps, 'My son is a Bishop. When he walks into a room people call him 'Your Grace'.' The third Catholic gent says, 'My son is a Cardinal. When he enters a room everyone bows their head and says 'Your Eminence'.' The fourth Catholic man says very proudly, 'My son is the Pope. When he walks into a room people call him 'Your Holiness'.' Since the lone Catholic woman was sipping her coffee in silence, The four men give her a subtle, 'Well....?' She proudly replies, I have a daughter,
kenny01: TRUST YOUR HUSBAND There comes a time when a woman just has to trust her husband... For example... A wife comes home late at night and quietly opens the door to her bedroom. From under the blanket she sees four legs instead of two. She reaches for a baseball bat and starts hitting the blanket as hard as she can. Leaving the covered bodies groaning, she goes to the kitchen to have a drink. As she enters, she sees her husband there, reading a magazine. 'Hi, sweetheart,' he says. 'Your parents have come to visit us, so I let them stay in our bedroom. Did you say hello?'