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Be Grateful

Friday, June 05, 2009      1 comments

Into every life a little rain must fall but as God, marvelously portrayed by George Burns in "Oh God!" said "I created the rain so you would appreciate the sunshine". We lost my father-in-law yesterday evening but he had had a full life app... Read more

Respect the truth, lies travel fast!

Thursday, June 04, 2009      0 comments

Winston Churchill said "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on" The truth is a great friend. It is a powerful friend but one which must be respected and honored. The truth will make your life... Read more

Well done is better than well said

Wednesday, June 03, 2009      0 comments

The title is a quotation fro Benjamin Franklin, one of our founding fathers and a purveyor of good ideas. It is not hard to talk a good game as they say. It reminds me of a story about two men who were talking and one says "That Joe is ama... Read more

Live in the now!

Tuesday, June 02, 2009      1 comments

"Yesterday is a memory and tomorrow is a dream but today, well lived, will make every yesterday a happy memory and every tomorrow a dream of hope." The Sanskrit "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't... Read more

And Then Some

Thursday, May 28, 2009      0 comments

The following is an excerpt from"Charging the Human battery" which is availablefrom SimpleTruths.Com" They hyave inspiring and inexpensive books available And then some... These three little words are the secret to success. They ... Read more

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      1 comments

It seems that everyday there is a new crisis. But somehow, we manage to stare in the face of each crisis and stare it down like Davy Crockett grinning a bear. My friends tell me the Lord will not give you anything that you cannot handle. Som... Read more

Listen to your body

Tuesday, May 26, 2009      0 comments

You body is probably the best friend you have. It will always give you good advice. Muscle heads proudly wear sleeveless shirts that proclaim "No Pain, No Gain" Better advice might be "No Pain, Fine With Me!" We really need to make a d... Read more

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2009      0 comments

The end of a four-day (for me) weekend. Have a safe celebration of Memorial Day but do not forget the reason for the holiday is to honor those who have given their lives so that we can have the freedom to enjoy this holiday. To those of yo... Read more

Memorial Day Weekend

Sunday, May 24, 2009      0 comments

It seems this is becoming repetitive but out Veterans and those who gave their lives deserve more than just one day. Whatever we have in this country is not because of politicians who made promises or bankers who made loans, or corp[orate execu... Read more

Thank a Veteran

Saturday, May 23, 2009      0 comments

Almost all of what we enjoy is because of the efforts and sacrifices of your men and women in uniform. Whenever you have a chance, say thank you to a vet or a service person. Trust me, it is appreciated. Do something special for a service per... Read more

Memorial Day

Friday, May 22, 2009      0 comments

Memorial Day weekend. The unofficial start of summer in most of the country. Between the hot dogs and the pool or the beach and the fun and games, take a moment and say thank you to our brave service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifi... Read more

Be Prepared

Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

When I was in the Boy Scouts a whole lotta years ago, their motto was "Be Prepared!". This is good advice for all of our endeavors. Whatever you decide to undertake, make sure that you have armed yourself with the proper skills and equipme... Read more

Be Prepared!

Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

When I was in the Boy Scouts a whole lotta years ago, their motto was "Be Prepared!". This is good advice for all of our endeavors. Whatever you decide to undertake, make sure that you have armed yourself with the proper skills and equipme... Read more

Be Prepared!

Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

When I was a Boy Scout a whole lotta years ago, their motto was "Be Prepared!" This is a good watchword even now, a whole lotta years later. You should be sure that you are adequately prepared for each and every one of your undertakings. ... Read more

Breathe! Take a Deep Breath!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009      1 comments

While this series of Blogs deals with exercise, today's message applies to life as well. Breathe! Take a Deep Breath! This is extremely good advice since people who do not breathe tend not to be very healthy. When we are stressed, our br... Read more


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