Tag Archives: Wisdom

On Regrets

I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. -Lucille Ball Good and bad, we all have our stories, don’t we?

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Tell Me How You Really Feel

Here is a lesson sent to me this morning by our middle daughter, the mother of our granddaughter. It was being passed around by some teachers.  The great oracle, Google, attributes it to Joey deVilla and about a dozen others. … Continue reading

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Opening Paragraphs

  Two monks were walking down a country road. They came across a beautiful young girl standing by a muddy stream, afraid to cross it by herself. One monk went over too her, picked her up, and safely carried her … Continue reading

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“There are high spots in all our lives and most of them come about through encouragement from someone else. Encouragement is oxygen to the soul” -George Matthew Adams   While this has nothing to do with encouragement, here is a … Continue reading

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More Wisdom

From time to time I remind myself that I am surely not the smartest guy I know and that I would be well served to read the words of others. From time to time over the ten and a half … Continue reading

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“You don’t have to worry about tomorrow because God is already there” –Zig Ziglar This man had such great insight and the ability to communicate it. I wrote about his death here: Thanks Zig.    

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A Choice

We all have heard the hypothetical question, “If you could pick one person, dead or alive, to sit and talk with on a park bench for an hour, who would it be? Well, from the first time I was ever … Continue reading

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On Dirt

“It is almost impossible to throw dirt on someone without getting a little on yourself” -Abigail van Buren

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Best Quote Of 2020, So Far

Being an active blogger just might make you smarter. If not actually smarter, you might at least appear smarter. Blogging buddy and mentor, Kurt Harden came up with a quote so cogent that I had to text him to verify … Continue reading

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2 4 1

aka Two-for-one. “The explanation of triumph is all in the first syllable” -Zig Ziglar And speaking of trying and triumph, here is a song by the boys from Canada performed in 1982. Fight The Good Fight, originally from the Allied … Continue reading

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