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 »
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 »
A girl and guy were speeding over 100 mph on a motorcycle Girl: Slow down. I'm scared. Guy: No this is fun. Girl: No its not. Please, it's too scary! Guy: Then tell me you love me. Girl: Fine, I love you. Slow down! Guy: Now give me a big hug. (Girl hugs him) Guy: Can you take my helmet off and put it on? It's bugging me. In the paper the next day: A motorcycle had crashed into a building because of break failure. Two people were on the motorcycle, but only one survived. The truth was that halfway... Read more »
1 Treat each other occasionally as though you were meeting for the first time 2 Don't call each other Mother and Father, and stay away from the couples who do - unless they're 80. 3 Never sleep on a problem without a solution or some agreement. 4 Have a big family Bible; read together from it and always go to church every sunday together 5 Take up a daring sport that you can do together - like mountain climbing, water-skiing, and sky-diving. "kung kaya lang ha!!!" 6 When one of you puts the first dent in the new car, laugh... Read more »
It takes tremendous will to compete in any athletic endeavor, so it meant going to bed early and getting my homework done in advance. I had to sacrifice things, like a social life, to be a skater at 15. But I loved skating so much that it was worth everything to me.
While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain.
The preceding criticism ... justifies the following definition of the entire human: human existence as the life of "unmotivated" celebration, celebration in all meaning of the word: laughter, dancing, orgy, the rejection of subordination, and sacrifice that scornfully puts aside any consideration of ends, property, and morality.
The most important preliminary to the task of arranging one's life so that one may live fully and comfortably within one's daily budget of 24 hours is the calm realization of the extreme difficulty of the task, of the sacrifices and the endless effort which it demands.