There are several memorable lines in the classic movie, Forrest Gump.
There is often quoted, “My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”
Then the insightful, “My Mama always said you’ve got to put the past behind you before you can move on.
I like Mrs. Gump’s observation, “You have to do the best with what God gave you.”
But then there is a poignant scene between Jenny and Forrest. Continue reading
Leonard Ravenhill tells about a group of tourists visiting a picturesque village while on a European trip. As they walked around the quaint little town, one of the tourists saw an old man sitting on a park bench. In a rather patronizing way, the tourist asked, “Were any great men born in this village?” Continue reading
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, is credited with saying, “Everybody talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it.”
Well, people have been talking, that’s for sure. Especially here in Kansas City. Monday, KC recorded a record high for January of 74 degrees. It was over 60 when I woke up Tuesday AM. By lunch time it was 48 and dropping. And this morning snow flakes are falling! Continue reading
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How are your 2013 resolutions coming?
If you ‘ve already messed up, welcome to the club. For many folks their resolutions don’t survive the first week, let alone the first month. There are a variety of reasons, but rather than focus on “why”, let’s think about “how.”
How can I change? Grow? Improve? Here are five steps to help you. Continue reading