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Chinese Proverb

“Blessings come but one at a time, but misfortune visits in multiples” From Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs, Second Edition, by Theodora Lau  

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“The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom” H. L. Mencken

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A Comparison

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” G.K. Chesterton

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On Defeat

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat” F. Scott Fitzgerald “Fall down seven times, get up eight”. . . Chinese proverb (?)

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Confucius Says

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated” . . .  Confucius

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All Mushrooms are edible. Some are only edible once. Thanks to John Allen for this wisdom *Note.  Besides Father’s Day, tomorrow is my dad’s 86th birthday. I’m in NJ for a few days and blogging will be taking a back … Continue reading

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Remembering GKC

Eighty-one years ago today, at the age of 62, G.K. Chesterton died. At the sake of sounding like I don’t think heaven is already interesting enough,  (which I do) it surely has been more interesting since G.K. arrived. One of … Continue reading

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Not Just For Dogs

Martha is back visiting again and yesterday needed to go to Hollow Creek Animal Hospital for a minor complaint.  While there, she wanted to take  a selfie  in the waiting room.  (If her paws were longer, she could of held … Continue reading

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Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

“What makes superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and maturity to use the power wisely” Christopher Reeve  

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“We do not believe if we do not live and work according to our belief” Heidi Wills

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On Judgement & Forgiveness

Think on this as you go through your day, for it applies to each and every one of us.. *** “Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently; but watch yourself, or … Continue reading

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Mama Said

My mom always told me if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. . . and some people wonder why I’m so quiet around them? Of course, there are more people who wonder why I didn’t  listen … Continue reading

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Pay Attention

It will take you only 3 seconds to read & appreciate the wisdom found here This is good advice to anyone, especially younger people and it should come as no surprise that I found it on Kurt’s CulturalOffering.  , This is … Continue reading

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Advice From Noah

Most everything we need to know about life can be learned from Noah’s Ark… ONE:  Don’t miss the boat. TWO:  Remember that we are all in the same boat. THREE:  Plan ahead.  It wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark. … Continue reading

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In The End. . .

. . .  when all is said and done, This  reminds me of a variation of a popular bumper sticker from the 1980’s:  “He who dies with the most toys, . . .  is still dead.”   (We had it … Continue reading

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