Tag Archives: wisdom

Be Humble. Or Be Humbled.

A flight attendant once reminded the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali to fasten his seat belt. “Superman don’t need no seat belt!” Ali replied. “Yeah, well, Superman don’t need no airplane, either!” the attendant retorted. Without another word, Ali fastened his … Continue reading

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5 Year Old Exposes Truth About Barney!

My daughter Mandy was born smart. If she’d known English the day she was born, I’m sure she’d have explained to the obstetrician that he was doing it all wrong. By the time she was two that oversight had been … Continue reading

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Wonder

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~Socrates

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Random Notes to Self

How chairs become soiled: Break eggs before new neighbors hatch: Don’t forget to re-cycle: Yard Sale: Possible deal on some used kids?Brains are handy. Get one. Keep priorities straight (Matthew 6:33) Oh, yeah, and this (duh):

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If I Could Just Fix Everyone…

              “To be good is noble, but to teach others to be good is nobler,          and less trouble.” ~Mark Twain “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming … Continue reading

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He Made a Way

Part One Childlike is precisely what a child should be. It is, in fact, the highest estate to which a child can ascend. It signals a deep, implanted wisdom: “This is my Parent who understands what I do not, and … Continue reading

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Ugly?

“He’s not ugly.  You’re just looking with ugly eyes.” ~4 1/2 year old daughter of a friend May we learn to see with beautiful eyes. Today and always.

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