Category: Wisdom

Listening to the Sound of Silence

Today’s world is getting busier and busier. It seems as though the anxieties, stresses, and the speed of the events going on around us are going faster and quicker every day. There are times when it seems like we just can’t catch up with the things that we would like to do. Our minds sometimes…

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Ants in My Pants

This is a great illustration as to why some people do not do politics.This was my friend’s article in his church’s newsletter. “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think…

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Free Tickets!!

Free tickets!! Who wouldn’t want free tickets to a sporting event? An amusement park? A Concert? The following is great “food for thought” for all of us. It was written by a fellow coach. Super Bowl 39 featured a classic first half defensive battle, followed by a second half offensive shootout between the explosive New…

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Walk Backwards

I hope people can learn how to walk backwards – starting today.  A long time ago, a man got drunk and passed out naked.  One of his sons found him and began telling others about his embarrassing position. Maybe his son felt overlooked by his two brothers, maybe he was sternly corrected by his father, maybe…

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Don’t Mess with Old People!

It was beautiful sunny day and an old lady decided to go to her bank. The lady walked inside, up to the counter and handed her bank card to a bank teller and said, “I would like to withdraw $500.” The teller told her, “For withdrawals less than $2,000, please use the ATM.” The old…

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The Lesson of the Raven and the Eagle

Have you ever let the “little things” in your life get you down, made you mad, or take the joy out of your life? If so, then today’s little story is just or you!! The only bird that dares to peck and irritate an eagle is the raven. It will sit on the eagle’s back…

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Wise Words of Wisdom: “Things I Have Learned”

There is an old saying that says, “Blessed are those who find wisdom and who gain understanding.” Wisdom is a good thing and arguably, one of the most essential characteristics that a person can possess. A person that wants to be truly wise, needs to learn from their mistakes, try new things, listen to advice,…

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Quarantine Reflections

We all know how much impact the quarantine and all the time that we have spent “locked down” has had on us. Days seem to melt together, and, on occasions, time just seems to slow down. I came across the following thoughts from a friend of mine. Some of them are funny and some will…

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We Are Not All in the Same Boat

Over the course of the past few months, the CORONAVIRUS has had far reaching effects felt around the world. Millions of people have experienced a variety conditions and situations in not only their personal lives but also with their families and friends. One of the things that we all hear is, “We are all in…

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I Need Your Help!

I am getting ready to write another blog called, “THINGS I HAVE LEARNED.” So…I am asking your help…please share with me, in one or two sentences, “What is something that you have learned during your life? (that you would like to share with others / give them advice for with life). I will just post…

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When I Grow Up

I remember when I was a little boy, watching and following my dad everywhere and wondering to myself what it would be like to be a “grown-up” and whether or not I would ever be as good as him. My father was a photographer who had his own little studio where he would take family…

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Easter…With A Nod to Dr. Seuss

Around the world, millions upon millions of people celebrate one of the holiest and most blessed days of the year, the death and resurrection of Jesus. It is through that beautiful hope and promise that Christians base their faith upon, that like Jesus, we too will be someday resurrected and live with Him for eternity.…

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