Hidden Treasure – The Aesop’s Fable about a Farmer and His Sons

Hidden Treasure – The Aesop’s Fable about a Farmer and His Sons A wise farmer was on his deathbed. He wished to be sure that his sons would do well after he was not there to counsel them. Being the wise old man he was he knew that his sons would have to work hard to achieve prosperity in life. Lying on his deathbed, the farmer called his sons to his bedside and said, “My>>>

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32 rules for sons

32 Rules for sons 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king. 4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer. 5. Request the late check-out. 6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it. 7. Hold your heroes to a higher standard. 8. Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas.>>>

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Ways to show children we care!

Ways to show children we care! Notice them and notice when they are absent. Learn their friends names. Ask them about themselves. Wave and smile when you part. Look in their eyes and get on their level when you talk to them. Do a chore that is normally reserved for them. Tuck an encouraging note inside their lunchbox. Give them your full attention. Tell them some of the ways they make you happy. Make them>>>

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Sow a thought and reap an action Watch your thoughts; they become words

  Sow a thought and reap an action Watch your thoughts; they become words Sow a thought and reap an action. Sow an action and reap a habit. Sow a habit and reap a character. Sow a character and reap a destiny. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   So….. understand that your thoughts create your destiny. And so….. think about what you think about!   As someone said: “you are not what you think you are, but what you think, you are!” Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny! ~ Lao Tzu Sow a thought and reap an action Watch your thoughts; they become words …….. ….. your thoughts become words.  ….. your words become actions.  ….. your actions become habits.  ….. your habits become character.  ….. your character becomes your destiny!  Author:-  Unknown   “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make>>>

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Put a Zip into your day EVERYDAY!

  Put a Zip into your day EVERYDAY! “My mother raised me with the practice of putting ‘a zip in the day.’ She said that’s when we make some fun happen. Her idea was that instead of waiting for fun to happen, we could choose to make fun happen. Nothing planned, just on the spur of the moment. “ZIPS”  are sure to bring excitement into your day and help you live life to the fullest.>>>

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On a positive note I’ve learned that:-

On a positive note  I’ve learned that:- I’ve learned that:-   no matter what happens, how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I’ve learned that:-  you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles four things: a rainy day, the elderly, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I’ve learned that:-   regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from>>>

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Perspective

  Perspective  Perspective ….One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. On their return from their trip, the father asked his son, ‘How was the trip?’ ‘It was great, Dad.’ ‘Did you see how poor>>>

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Choice #1

Choice #1 One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked like he was carrying all of his books. I thought to myself, “Why would anyone bring home all his books on a Friday? He must really be a nerd.” I had quite a weekend planned (parties and a football game with my friends tomorrow afternoon),>>>

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HEAVEN

HEAVEN   I can only imagine… Heaven as written by a 17 Year Old Boy This is excellent and really gets you thinking about what will happen in Heaven. 17-year-old Brian Moore had only a short time to write something for a class. The subject was what Heaven was like. “I wowed ’em,” he later told his father, Bruce. “It’s a killer. It’s the bomb. It’s the best thing I ever wrote.” It also was the last.>>>

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The Necklace

  The Necklace  The cheerful little girl with bouncy golden curls was almost five.       Waiting with her mother at the checkout stand, she saw them, a circle of glistening white pearls in a pink foil box. Oh mommy please, Mommy, can I have them? Please, Mommy, please?” Quickly the mother checked the back of the little foil box and then looked back into the pleading blue eyes of her little girl’s upturned face.>>>

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