A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they'd be asked the "half empty or half full" question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: "How heavy is this glass of water?" Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz.She replied, "The absolute weight doesn't matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute, it's not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I'll have an ache in my arm. If I hold... Read more »
A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, his son falls, hurts himself and screams: "AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!" To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain:"AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!" Curious, he yells: "Who are you?" He receives the answer: "Who are you?" Angered at the response, he screams: "Coward! "He receives the answer: "Coward!" He looks to his father and asks: "What's going on?" The father smiles and says: "My son, pay attention." And then he screams to the mountain: "I admire you!" The voice answers: "I admire you!" Again the man screams: "You are a champion!" The... Read more »
Many years ago a farmer in London had the misfortune to owe a huge sum to a money lender. The Moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer's beautiful daughter. So he proposed a bargain. He said he would forget the farmer's debt if he could marry his daughter. Both the farmer and his daughter were horrified by the proposal. So the cunning money-lender suggested that they let providence decide the matter. He told them that he would put a black pebble and a white pebble into an empty money bag. Then the girl would have to pick one... Read more »
Patience. When you're sitting in the waiting room, anxious for answers and a cure for your pain. When you are waiting in line, desperate for that one thing that will satisfy your need, quench your desirous thirst. Sitting at home, thinking but not speaking, when you want nothing more than to pluck up the courage to take a leap and say what you feel. All through life we are taught to wait, taught that patience is a virtue and we will always get what we want if we stay patient and never stop believing. "Love is patient, love is kind.... Read more »
If they still see the beauty in you and still falls more in love with you after seeing your weird facial expressions, your unusual laugh, your nagging side, your ugly days, your pig out days, the way you toss and turn in your sleep, you stupid jokes, the way you ask questions about things you already know the answers to but answers them anyways, your obsession with strange things. Then you already know this is the right one for you.
Take Courage! I can't change what you're all going through, I have no words to make a difference, no answers or solutions to make things easier for you. But if it helps in any way I want to say I care. Please know that even when you are lonely, you are not alone. I'll be there supporting you with my thoughts, cheering you with all my strength, praying for you with all my heart. For whatever you need, for as long as it takes - lean on my love.
Power is confidence. The confidence to deliver your answer when you're in a board meeting is what will allow you to move up faster. The confidence to be yourself in front of people creates a separation.
Love is the weapon which Omnipotence reserved to conquer rebel man when all the rest had failed. Reason he parries; fear he answers blow for blow; future interest he meets with present pleasure; but love, that sun against whose melting beams the winter cannot stand--that soft subliming slumber which wrestles down the giant, there is not one human being in a million, nor a thousand men in all earth's huge quintillion, whose clay heart is hardened against love.
Easily acquired. Inexpensive. Perfectly functional. Portable. Identifiable. Disposable. Eternal enough. These are my criteria for the perfect storage system. And I’ve found the answer in the simple file box.