According to philosopher Aristotle, “Nature abhors a vacuum.” My cat abhors a vacuum too. I remember the day I held her and turned on the vacuum at the same time. Bad Idea! You can’t drop the cat or turn off the vacuum fast enough to avoid life threatening injuries.
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I am a closet watercolor painter. Unfortunately my perfectionism has kept me from painting for several years and made me afraid to show my work in public for fear of criticism.
I have thrown dozens of paintings away because they weren’t perfect. On other paintings in an effort to get it perfect I repainted so many times that the result was a gooey mess. But this time was different. This time I was painting the King of the Forest!
The young man in this video who wrestles the student with cerebral palsy is a friend of my granddaughter. I hope she always picks friends like this.
I think there at least four winners depicted here.
The brave young man with cerebral palsy
The amazing young man who wrestles with him
The parents of both these remarkable boys
The students who watched the match
What a contrast to what I experienced in high school.
What do you think?
The best investment advice I ever received came from the woman I love. In 1979 I was just beginning my career as a speaker/comedian. I was young and…… what’s the word?…. stupid…yeah that’s it. I wanted to be a big shot. I ended up broke!
Last night I woke from a sound sleep with a Charlie Horse. I leaped from the bed so fast that it was yesterday when my feet hit the floor. If you don’t know what a charlie horse is, have a friend hit you on the back of the leg with a baseball bat. That’s a Charlie Horse.
I realized that after a day of strenuous exercise, I had forgotten to stretch. The strength gained exercising is of little use if it is used up dancing around the bedroom stubbing your toes and screaming for your mommy! As the pain subsided I started thinking. There are at least three physical, mental, social and spiritual requirements you must have to keep you and your business “fully alive” instead of “dancing in the dark.” Here they are: