THE MEANING OF SUCCESS
One man began a speech to his fellow college alumni with the
statement, "Some of you are successes, and some of you are
failures -- only God knows which are which!" There are many kinds
of successes, many kinds of winners; and which is which may not
at first be apparent...
SO YOU MADE A MISTAKE?
The obituary editor of a city newspaper was not one who would
admit his mistakes easily. One day, he got a phone call from an
irate subscriber who complained that her name just appeared in
the obituary column. "Really?" was the calm reply. "Where are you
ALL THE JOY YOU NEED
Thomas Aquinas once said, "No one can live without joy." But many
people try. And the reason is often simply because they don't
know how to be happy! They are so intent on the three Ps --
power, prosperity and prestige -- that they miss out on joy.
Try to imagine this...
IS EVERYTHING GOING WRONG?
A humorous story tells about a speeding motorist who was caught
by radar from a police helicopter in the sky. An officer pulled
him over and began to issue a traffic ticket.
"How did you know I was speeding?" the frustrated driver asked.
The police officer pointed...
ONE MINUTE CAN CHANGE A LIFE
He almost killed somebody, but one minute changed his life. The
beautiful story comes from Sherman Rogers' old book, "Foremen:
Leaders or Drivers?" In his true-life story, Rogers illustrates
the importance of effective relationships.
During his college years...
LEARN TO LIVE
Charlie Hough says, "Listen to everyone. Learn from everyone.
Nobody knows everything but everyone knows something."
At her citizenship hearing in 1967, Immaculata Cuomo (mother of
Mario Cuomo) was asked by the judge how many stars were on the US
flag. She said she didn't know...
In the race for glory...
I'm beaten by aunties
By David Turner
September 04, 2006
THERE is nothing more depressing than watching someone half your age leave you for dust at the start of a running race.
Except someone twice your age leaving you for dust a second later...
Miracle in the Gym
By Kimberly Ripley
Doesn't it seem a bit cruel to send a child in a wheelchair to
physical education class? That's what I used to think until I
found myself eavesdropping on a class one day. Steve Schulten
has been the physical education teacher at Little Harbour
That's What Friends Do
By T. Suzanne Eller
Jack tossed the papers on my desk? his eyebrows knit into a
straight line as he glared at me. "What's wrong?" I asked. He
jabbed a finger at the proposal. "Next time you want to change
anything, ask me first," he said, turning on his heels...
The Missing Tube
By Alan Cohen,
My friend Kane’s father was a television repairman in the 1950’s. One day Herman went out on a house call to service the TV of an old man named Jake, who lived alone. Herman found that Jake’s television was missing a tube, which he replaced in a few moments...
An Everyday Survival Kit
- Rubber band
- Band aid
- Chewing gum
- Tea Bag
Toothpick - to remind you to pick out the good qualities in others.
Rubber band - to remind you to be flexible, things might not always go the way you want, but it will work out...