Smarter Than A Monkey? According to some sources, Asian villagers capture a monkey by placing fruit in a vase or other container. The monkey sticks his hand in the container to grab a banana, but when he tries to pull it out, he gets stuck. There isn’t enough room for the monkey to get both […]
“Pre-existing conditions” have emerged lately in various settings. Primarily this frame of reference applies in the health care arena. However, let’s consider another arena. Who would run a race to win $100.00? Here is a video.
Forrest Gump simply and elegantly expresses ageless wisdom. Spend a few minutes with a cup of your favorite drink and inhale some simple wisdom from an iconic figure. Enjoy!
Gifts. We all like getting them. Have you ever gotten a gift and, upon opening the box you looked in dismay because the gift is not right for you? You blurt out “How can this gift be right for me?” You huff, puff, and toss the gift aside. Yet the gift will not go away. […]
“What did you do?” “Who took the cookie from the cookie jar?” “Is it you?” Making a snap judgement and judging someone on what is perceived can lead to ?” A teacher early in my childhood pointed one finger towards me and then said “Remember when you point one finger at someone one else, there […]
Sometimes it is about sharing something which you need to someone who does not have. A Ticket? The next three minutes will rock you!
The action of one person can change the world of many. Teenagers can talk a lot. When their parents talk to them, sometimes the teenagers listen and at other times they do not. Yet a teenager who said “yes.” Her time had come – though she had yet to realize it. Mordecai, a relative, had […]
Our hands can fidget, wring, pound, beat, or make. Doing something useful with our hand can be both an opportunity and a challenge in our current times. Some wisdom and the impetus can emanate from the following “do something useful with your own hands, that you may have something to share with those in need” […]
The events in our life say what happened to us but not not determine what we become! Facts do not become sentences. David Reynolds wrote in his new biography, Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times that Lincoln’s father, Thomas, witnessed the killing of his father by Indians, making him an orphan at the age of ten. […]
How Big Was The Fish — the proof is in the facts! Once upon a time. Four kids were sitting down and having a soda. Jimmy say “Hey, my day went fishing last weekend. As he stretched out his hands, he said “my dad’s fish was this big.” Eddie replied by saying “Really?” “My dad’s […]