A Change Of Plans – October 11.2012

— Author unknown I had not really planned on taking a trip this time of year, and yet I found myself packing rather hurriedly. This trip was going to be unpleasant and I knew in advance that no real good would come of it. I’m talking about my annual “Guilt Trip.” I got tickets to…

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October 10.2012 -The Brilliant Lessons of Michelangelo

Source Unknown The artist Michelangelo often stirred up the opposition of the contemporary artists of his day. Many of them envied his magnificent abilities. One example was the architect Bramante. Pope Julius retained Michelangelo to build him a splendid tomb. Michelangelo gladly accepted the project and spent eight months in a marble pit personally cutting…

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October 9.2012 – The Winter Of Life – Author Unknown

Author Unknown You know, time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life with my mate. And yet in a way, it seems like eons ago, and I wonder where all the years…

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The Man With The Pink Ribbon – October 5.2012

In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, I will be featuring a story of perseverance and resilience every Friday. – rj A handsome, middle-aged man walked quietly into the cafe and sat down. Before he ordered, he couldn’t help but notice a group of younger men at the table next to him. It was…

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The Law of The Garbage Truck – October 4.2012

– Anonymous Author Law of the Garbage Truck One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport.  We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver slammed on his brakes, skidded, and missed the other…

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Giving Validation – October 3.2012

In a northwestern US city, a woman from out of town parked her car in an attended lot and walked across the street to shop. Hoping to get a discount on the cost of parking, and not famliar with local idioms, she asked, “Do you give validation?” “Certainly,” replied the store’s manager. “You are an…

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Hold On – October 2.2012

Hold on to Faith; it is the source of believing that all things are possible. It is the fiber and strength of a confident soul. Hold on to Hope; it banishes doubt and enables attitudes to be positive and cheerful. Hold on to Trust; it is at the core of fruitful relationships that are secure…

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Innocence Is Priceless – October 1.2012

One Sunday morning, the pastor noticed little Alex standing in the foyer of the church staring up at the a large plaque. It was covered with names and small American flags mounted on either side of it. The six-year old had been staring at the plaque for some time, so the pastor walked up, stood…

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Positively Pink Parade And Party! – October 1.2012

It’s a party and you are invited and all your friends too! I have been a part of this incredibly fun event for many years now and my goal each year is to get more people out to the party! Here’s the scoop. Dress up in pink and get as outlandish as you want. We…

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