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WITandWISDOM(tm) - July 12, 1999
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. - Abraham Maslow
(Judy Robinett via E-zine: DAILYQUOTE c1999 http://www.dailycast.com)
~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:
MARRIAGE: SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO SERVE THE ONE YOU LOVE.
1. Admit to your spouse that you have made mistakes and that you desire to change.
2. Ask your spouse to tell you one thing that you could either begin doing or stop doing that would make life easier or more meaningful for him or her.
3. Write your spouse's suggestions on a card or a poster for future reference.
4. Ask God to help you serve your spouse better.
5. Continue to ask for suggestions, building them into your life-style. This will require thought, prayer and discipline, but the satisfaction of genuinely serving your spouse in worth the effort.
- Gary D. Chapman, DECISION, June 1998
(Magazine: DECISION http://www.graham- assn.org/decision/)
~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:
DAFFY DEFINITIONS: Part 2 of 2 [Pt 1, 7-2]
GOSSIP: Something that goes in one ear, out the other, and over the back fence
HIGHBROW: A person educated beyond his intelligence.
HOBBY: Hard work that you would be ashamed to do for a living.
HOME: The place where we are treated best and grumble most.
JITTERBUG: Not an insect, but a human being trying to act like one.
JOKE: The shortest distance between two points of view.
ORATOR: A sophisticated rhetorician inebriated with the exuberance.
PARATROOPER: A soldier who climbs down trees he never climbed up.
PEDESTRIAN: A man who has two cars, a wife, and a daughter.
PREACHER: A man who talks in other people's sleep.
PRIME MINISTER: A clergyman at his best.
PSYCHOLOGY: Something everybody knows expressed in words nobody can understand.
PUBLIC SPEAKING: The art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.
RESEARCH: Getting things out of many old books never read and putting them into a new book nobody will read.
SOCIAL TACT: Making people feel at home when you wish they were.
SPECIALIST: one who knows more and more about less and less.
YOUTH: The first fifty years of your life - the first twenty of anyone else's life.
(Matthew J. Roberts)
~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:
After listening restlessly to a long and tedious sermon, a 6-year-old boy asked his father what the preacher did the rest of the week. "Oh, he's a very busy man," the father replied. "He takes care of church business, visits the sick, ministers to the poor. . . . And then he has to have time to rest up. Talking in public isn't an easy job, you know. "The boy thought about that, then said, "Well, listening ain't easy, either." - Author Unknown
The windswept, wide-open spaces of the Palouse in eastern Washington are the lentil capital of the nation, producing 90 percent of all lentils in the United States. - Washington Journey, March/April 1999