A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups - porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal, some plain looking, some expensive, some exquisite - telling them to help themselves to the coffee. When all the students had a cup of coffee in hand, the professor said: "If you noticed, all the nice looking expensive cups have been taken up, leaving... Read more »
One day an 11 year old girl asked her daddy, “What are you going to get me for my 15th birthday?” The father replied, “There is much time left.” When the girl was 14... she fainted and was rushed to the hospital. The doctor came out and told her dad she had a bad heart & she is probably gonna die. When she was lying in the hospital bed she said, “Daddy, have they told you I am going to die ?” The father replied, no you will live as he left weeping. She said, “How can you be sure.”... Read more »
*Boys vs Girls* Boys get mad easily, but usually do not show it. Girls get sad easily and can cry like crazy! Boys care about the quantity of love. Girls care about the quality of love! Boys can forget, but can not forgive. Girls can forgive, but can not forget! Boys can never reject a girl’s add friend request. But girls often reject it just to feel powerful! Boys prefer the phrase "Boys vs Girls". Girls insist on saying "Girls vs Boys"!
The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.
1. Try your best to love your partner unconditionally even if it seems hard not to be selfish. 2. Think from your partner’s perspective when it comes to matters of the heart. 3. End an argument as soon as possible, even if hugging your partner is the last thing on your mind. 4. Make love regularly, but never make a time table for it. Scheduling a time for sex makes it like homework and can start to become a bore. 5. Communicate with each other and grow together in love, but never grow apart with lack of communication as the... Read more »
A Vixen who was taking her seven babies out for an airing one balmy morning, came across a Lioness with a single cub. "Why do you have only one child, dear dame?" asked the vixen. "Look at my healthy and numerous litter here, and imagine, if you are able, how a proud mother should feel." The Lioness gave her a squelching look, and lifting up her nose, walked away, saying calmly, "Yes, just look at that beautiful collection. What are they? Foxes! I've only one, but remember, that one is a Lion." -- Aesop
If there's one lesson our generation should pass down to our children and grandchildren, it's to value quality over quantity in all aspects of life. Too much cheap food left us unhealthy. Too much technology taxed our wallets and became obsolete the moment we bought it, over and over again. Too much entertainment shortened our attention spans and too much demand gave us thousands of reality tv shows so that we could watch other people's lives instead of living our own. We're realizing it now, under mounds of broken plastic, prescriptions, and bills. With farmer's markets and handmade goods, with... Read more »
Let's just say that where a change was required, I adjusted. In every relationship that exists, people have to seek a way to survive. If you really care about the person, you do what's necessary, or that's the end. For the first time, I found that I really could change, and the qualities I most admired in myself I gave up. I stopped being loud and bossy... Oh, all right. I was still loud and bossy, but only behind his back.