WITandWISDOM™ - E-zine

Prior Date Back to Archive Index Next Date

WITandWISDOM(tm) - December 3, 1999

~~~~~~~ THOUGHTS:

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little coarse, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

(E-zine: MOTIVATIONAL MAILER Mailto:overcomeunlimited-subscribe@listbot.com)

~~~~~~~ SPECIAL THOUGHTS:

Marci had recently become a widow. One summer day she decided to fix a leak between her entry roof and her mobile home. She didn't have a long-enough ladder, so she pushed a picnic table against the side of the entry and then placed a short stepladder on top of the picnic table.

Marci, with brush and tar sealer in hand, proceeded up the ladder and onto the roof. When she finished fixing the cracks, she turned around to get off the roof. As she turned to step down the ladder, it fell to the ground.

Looking down the street, Marci didn't see anything. It was mid-afternoon, and her neighbors were all at work. Closing her eyes, she asked God to help her in this situation. Upon opening her eyes, she spotted a tall blond man standing behind her car in her driveway. She yelled out to the man to please come and help her. She shared with him her predicament, ending with, "Would you please pick up the ladder and help me down?"

The man did as he was asked. Marci continued to talk and finally thanked him for his help. She no more than got inside her home when she realized that through it all, the man had not uttered a sound. He had not said a word. She went outside and looked up and down the street but saw no car and no man. The street was as empty as before. She felt as though her rescuer was an angel in disguise and that her prayers had been answered immediately.
- Melashenko & Crosby, In The Presence Of Angels

~~~~~~~ THIS & THAT:

RUMINATIONS
A Top5 publication, Copyright 1999, Chris White

After all these years, I've finally gotten in touch with my inner child - and realized that he is "way" overdue for a diaper change. - Michael Hayward

Sometimes I think things like "What's the point?", "Why am I here?", and "Why am I putting myself through this?" Then I remember I paid good money for this class. - Mariano Arguedas

If woodchucks could really chuck wood, we wouldn't be making silly rhymes about them. Instead, we'd all be mere pawns in a global chess game of rodent domination. - Craig Goralski

I bet "Void" would be a cool name to have. Except maybe on payday. - Len Pallazola

Yesterday, I awoke with the whole day ahead of me, so I rolled over and went back to sleep. I mean, who needs that kind of pressure? - J.B.

trudst me: doint evEr usee yoiur conpuitwer as a jellok miold. - John Gephart

"I'll take 'Things Only I' Know' for $1000, Alex." - Mike Ryland

Sometimes I lay in bed at night and think of all the stuff in the world. Hoo, boy, there's a bunch of it. - Brian Auten

Soup is pretty worthless. The National Soup Board's slogan should be: "Soup - it gives you the energy to eat other food." - John Gephart

(E-zine: KEITH'S MOSTLY CLEAN HUMOR Mailto:maiser@mail.otherwhen.com?body=subscribe%20mchawlist%0d%0aexit )

~~~~~~~ KEEP SMILING:

WARNING . . .

A certain man was smitten by a young woman, but was so timid he never had the courage to speak to her. In fact, he told his therapist that every time he got near her he felt like nothing more than a tiny pebble.

"Well," his therapist responded, "If you want to get the girl you'll just have to be a little boulder!"

(E-zine: KEITH'S MOSTLY CLEAN HUMOR Mailto:maiser@mail.otherwhen.com?body=subscribe%20mchawlist%0d%0aexit )

~~~~~~~ TRIVIA:

A famous Harvard Nurses' Health Study, is tracking almost 89,000 women. Scientists found that taking a daily multivitamin with roughly 400 mcg of folate (in the form of folic acid) cut the risk of colon cancer by about 75 percent over 15 years. (At five and 10 years, cancer risk dropped by about 20 percent.)
- Remedy, March/April 1999


WITandWISDOM™ Copyright © 1998-2000 by Richard G. Wimer - All Rights Reserved
Any questions, comments or suggestions may be sent to Richard G. Wimer.