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A.L.O.E. Short Stories

The Message of Hope by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Message of Hope” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about hope. ------------------------------------------- “How glad, oh, how very glad, the people shut up in the ark must have been when the dove came back with the leaf!” said little Mina, who was sitting at the feet of her mother, with a picture-book on her knee. The eyes of the child were resting on a picture of Noah’s dove fluttering back to a hand outstretched to receive it. “You know, mamma,” continued the child, “Noah and his family had been for so many months floating about on the top of...

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The Hymn My Mother Taught Me by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“The Hymn My Mother Taught Me” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about temptation. ------------------------------------------ “Get away with ye, will ye, Ben Madden! I don’t want you asneaking about my stall to see what you can be laying your fingers on!” exclaimed Betty Wiggins, the cross old dame who sold biscuits and cakes at the corner of High Street.The poor orphan boy thus rudely addressed slunk back a pace or two from the tempting stall. His young heart was burning with anger, and indignant tears rose into his eyes. “I never in my life took what did not belong...

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Good for Evil by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“Good for Evil” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about forgiveness. ------------------------------------ “Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”“He shall repent of it! if I die for it— he shall!” passionately exclaimed Philip, as he wiped the blood from his face, after a fight in which he had had the worst. “I’ll make him repent it!”“Why, what is the matter?” said his aged grandfather, who, attracted by the noise of the quarrel, had unperceived approached the angry boy.“Look what he has done!” cried Philip, pointing to a...

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A Friend in Need by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“A Friend in Need” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about friendship. --------------------------------------“Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not.”—Proverbs 27:10.There was not a happier mother in the village than Mrs. Peters, nor a better son than her Robin. She had trained up her child in the way he should go, and it was now his delight to walk in it; she had not shrunk from correcting his faults, and he loved her the better for the correction; she had taught him from the Bible his duty towards his God, and from the same pages he had learned...

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Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining by A.L.O.E.

Charles Doe A.L.O.E.

“Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining” written by Charlotte Maria Tucker (A.L.O.E.) is about not always seeing the good in the events of our lives. ----------------------------------------- “Please, Mr. Mate, has that cloud a silver lining?”The question was asked by little Kate Vale, the daughter of an emigrant, who, with her mother, was following her father, who had gone before to New York. Katie was a quiet, gentle little child, who gave trouble to no one. She had borne the suffering of sea-sickness at the beginning of the voyage so patiently, and now took the rough sea-fare so thankfully, that she...

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