Category: Thankfulness

A Pleasant Reminder of the Reason for Thanksgiving

One of my favorite time of each year is the celebration of Thanksgiving and all that it entails. Meeting with family, friends, and relatives…eating the Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings…playing football in the cool weather then coming into a warm house and smelling…

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The Four Wives We All Have

Once upon a time there was a rich King who had four wives. He loved the 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treated her to the finest of delicacies. He gave her nothing but the best. He also loved…

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One of Life’s Highest Honors

It was once said that the reason that humans are put into this world is to help and encourage others. Think about it. What makes you the happiest? When you are receiving something or getting something?  The most important things in life aren’t the…

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #75

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What Makes YOU Happy?

A crow lived in the forest and was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan. “This swan is so white,” he thought, “and I am so black. This swan must be the happiest bird in the world.” He expressed his…

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The Lesson of the Black Spot

Sometimes, simple illustrations teach us simple but important life lessons….. One day a professor entered the classroom and asked his students to prepare for a surprise test. They waited anxiously at their desks for the test to begin. The professor handed out the question…

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The Heartbreaking Pursuit of Wealth

The pursuit of happiness. This is the goal of just about every person on earth. What is happiness? What makes a person truly happy? Unfortunately, too many people believe that true happiness comes from wealth, beautiful houses, and fancy cars…just to name a few….

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The Dedicated Blogger Award 2016

My friend, Blackbutterfly7, has nominated “Good Time Stories” for the Dedicated Blogger Award 2016. In creating and nominating the award, she wrote: “Blogging, some say, is losing ground on the Internet. Many people are now using Twitter or Snapchat or Instagram to convey their thoughts,…

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The Beauty Inside You

The Holidays are here! Millions upon millions of people rush around looking for gifts to buy, decorate their homes, spend time with their family and friends and enjoy welcoming in the New Year with their loved ones. Unfortunately, there is a flip side to…

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Hey Coach

I have been a coach of many sports on all levels for 30 years. For most o those years, I coached three sports a season in a row. People used to ask me, “how can you do that?” “How do you find the energy…

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Are You REALLY Thankful?

Every once in a while, I come across a short story or illustration that reminds me of things that I may have forgotten…such was the case when I found this brief tale. It made me remember really how fortunate that I am and how…

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The “Power of Words Award”

I am very humbled and honored to accept the nomination for the new blog award, the “Power of Words Award.” “Good Time Stories” was been nominated by my awesome blogger and friend, Dr. Rex, author of her web page. “It Is What It Is.”…

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #60

There is nothing better than getting a nice,soft, fluffy hug from a friend!

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A Great Thought to Start Your Day

Life is like the Ocean. It can be calm and still Or rough and rigid But in the end… It is always beautiful!

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The Harmony and Peace Award

  “Good Time Stories” has been nominated and honored as a one of the first recipients of “The Harmony & Peace Award” by Dr. Rex, Writer and creator of “It Is What It Is” I would like to invite you to visit Dr. Rex’s…

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Thanksgiving Memories

Thanksgiving is without question, one of my favorite holidays of the year. There is nothing nicer than being outside either watching or playing a football in the crisp fall air, then returning indoors, into a house that is warm and filled with the mouth-watering…

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There is Nothing Nicer…

There is simply nothing nicer than watching the joy on the face of a little boy who just got a homemade racing car cake for his birthday!

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One Of The Most Precious Things….

How often do we take the simplest things in life for granted? This short video shows the joy and beauty of hearing.

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I Couldn’t Have Said It Any Better!

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The Love Monster

There are many times throughout of lives that we can lose focus on the most important things in our lives and direct our attention on things that may seem more important. It was once said that the most important things in life aren’t seen…the…

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A Picture That Says It All…

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A Poem for Grandma

When I was growing up, my grandma was like my second mom. She was always at home when my brother and I got home from school. She told us stories, taught us things from the Bible, sang with us, laughed with us, corrected us,…

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The Flag That Doesn’t Fly

Between the fields where the flag is planted, there are 9+ miles of flower fields that go all the way to the ocean. The flowers are grown by seed companies. It’s a beautiful place, close to Vandenberg AFB. Check out the dimensions of the flag……

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Dog Angels

It has once been said that “A dog is man’s best friend.” I know one thing for sure, I had an awesome dog as a kid and he WAS one of my best friends, Here’s a cute little poem dedicated to all of our “friends”…

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A Little Piece of Home

Have you ever thought about how precious and fortunate we are to live in the land that we do? After reading the following short story, I am sure that you will think of our land a little differently. This soldier in Iraq asked his…

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